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    Identify and research two companies that have faced specific issues related to those you identified in the Good Sports Simulation and connected with the course concepts. For each company selected, discuss: (A) issue identified in the simulation that is also facing the company. (B) how the company responded to the issue, and (c) outcomes of the company's response to the situation.

    Managing Across the Organization Simulation.

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    One of the companies that has used power and politics tactics to gain practical advantage is 3M. The company has changed its organization structure. It has transformed itself from an organic company with several teams to a hierarchy that is well defined. The CEO has used these tactics. He has done this to improve the manner in which work is done in the company.
    Issues identified by the company.3M
    The product development program was not focused; this led to a number of problems.
    The projects were not completed on time, the innovations could not profitably commercialize and the profits dropped.
    New product development and launch backed by the R&D team leader were not profitable. 3M had the culture of promoting the product champion, this strategy was not profitable in case of 3M.. There is dissatisfaction with the promotion of employees to the post of team leaders.
    The issues that were handled by the CEO: How he got the morale of the employees, how he used power to achieve his objectives. He distributed power across the organization. Power distribution is done across the organization.
    Tactics used to introduce the new product. ...

    Solution Summary

    This posting discusses the specific issues related to Good Sports Simulation. In addition, this posting discusses the situation in two real life companies that have faced similar issues.