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Forces Influencing Organization's Structure and Culture

In my analysis for Kenneth Dailey of FMC Green River what are the forces in the environment are most difficult for FMC Green River to manage? Is it social, cultural or global and why?

In what way does the need to manage these forces influence the organization's structure and culture?

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The first force in the environment that is most difficult for FMC Green River to manage is the union United Steel Workers of America. This force is not a global force, it is social force and is a difficult force for FMC because it may restraint the changes that Dailey may make in the terms of especially those relating to remuneration and promotion. Any action by Dailey will come under the sharp scrutiny of the Union and any 'spontaneous' gesture on part of the management will be criticized and objected to by the union. The union is the most difficult force in the environment for FMC Green River. The union will not allow the formation of the work teams that have been seen in Aberdeen, the union will object to the selection of employees based on the Aberdeen model and the union will object to the culture building exercises that are carried out in Aberdeen. In addition, the fundamental structure of the work team will be objected to because too many decision-making responsibilities are given to the work teams. The union diktat will ...

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