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Self Managed Teams in Sandwich Blitz

This week's assignment consists of reading a scenario about Sandwich Blitz, Inc. and writing about how self-managed teams could be used at Sandwich Blitz to allow Dalman more time to devote to growing the business.

Lately, Dalman has mostly been visiting the operating locations and addressing manager operations concerns. Lei has concentrated on financial matters. Both 3Dalman and Lei are pleased with Sandwich Blitz's past performance but feel that they are each unable to devote their time and energy to take the business to the next level. All of their time seems to be spent addressing small problems within the existing operation. Dalman has heard that other businesses have successfully used a team approach to managing with good results and wonders if this could help him as well as the location managers.

After reading the scenario above and the section on Self-managed Teams in your assigned textbook readings, explain how self-managed teams could be used at Sandwich Blitz to allow Dalman more time to devote to growing the business.

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Self-managed teams could be used at Sandwich Biltz by having Dalman and Lei define the common goals and objectives, then empowering the team members to work together toward this end. A self-managed team needs little direction ...

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This solution discusses a scenario at Sandwich Blitz, Inc in which the managers are considering self managed teams. It explains how self managed teams could be used. It gives examples and a link.

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