T. Stearns Summary

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Summary T. A Stearns is a national tax accounting firm that is used by individuals mostly during tax season. The reasons to why the company is some popular amount people is because it uses a superior computer database and tools to help the company and the customer get the best results possible. Within the company there are four very skillful and knowledgeable programmers in the field of law and taxes that are in charge of developing the software for the company. The four were Tom Andrew, Cy Crave, Merge Dector, and Megan Harries. These four people quickly became a team and shared time with each other outside of work. At this time the company was asking for all the programmers in the company to develop a program and as a reward they would be…show more content…
This shows two things that the programers are not really motivated to work and the only purpose of working is so they can maximize their social life. Also, T.A Stearns the company incentives do not have significant values for the employees. Now there must be a way to get the employees to feel like they 're the ones benefiting from the company when they achieve something good. Next is the fact that the team did not tell their manager Dave about their new innovation. This shows that there is lack of communication and moral values within the work force causing inefficient results for the company and can be look at as the programmers a cheating the T. A Stearns. This must get fix so that the company can get the benefits of this Marco program. Lastly, The way Dave handle the situation was very professional and mature. He did not want to embarrass the workers and came to them at a personal view to try to get information on their program but initially failed. When he took Cy to lunch in order for him to confront him about him boasting shows that he has some control of his department but there are things he must work on to have the company running as efficient as…show more content…
With these three main point in mind the ideal course used in order to fix this situation with have to go as plan. First, step is for Dave to notify upper management of this new Marco program that was developed and “tested” while relaying the message to the upper management that a lot of employees don 't feel that the money reward has equal value for the amount achieved with any new innovations. With the possibility of increasing to the money reward being settled the next step would be to make the employees feel that their jobs are secured which would be by show the company how important the work preformed by this team benefits the company and terminating anyone from this team will result in demising the company in the long run. This may result in the team being motivated. Lastly, the last step would be for Dave the manager and the programers to build a deeper communication/relationship level with each other. The best way to achieve this is for Dave to interact more with the programers and to pursue in actives that they enjoy doing so they view him as part of the team. With this alternative course we hope to achieve a work environment that has no barriers between anyone and any new developments can be shared freely without anyone feeling
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