Utah Opera Merger Proposal

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OB400 Organizational Theory & Behavior: Task #1
Utah Symphony and Utah Opera: A Merger Proposal
Jamin Dela Cruz & SB Lee
Northern Marianas College
Organizational Theory & Behavior
Mrs. Bobbie Hunter Bill Bailey
The Chairman of the Board of the Utah Opera, Bill Bailey, holds an important position in Utah Opera. As the top management of the organization who is just below the Board of Trustees, Bill Bailey is highly responsible for this proposed merger (Ager & Delong, 2004). He is the head and person-in-charge for the entire organization of Utah Opera. He may be blamed for everything for any negativity, but he also may be praised for any positivity. As a result, he oversees the general work performed and produced of Anne Ewers and is in charge of over-all activities of the organization. Bill can use McClelland’s Need Theory to support the merger.
McCleland’s Need Thoery emphasizes on three major areas of need – 1) the need for achievement, 2) the need for affiliation, and 3) the need for power (Kinicki & Kreitner, 2013).
The entire arts industry had are suffering a decline and threat of business caused by a weakening of the economy, bursting of the Internet bubble and subsequent collapse of the stock market, and the tragic events of September 11, 2001 (Ager & Delong, 2004). If Bailey found a solution to resolve this matter through merging with the Utah Symphony, it motivates him for the need for achievement. Assuming that all goes well, and Utah Opera does not suffer
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