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FMC Green River

Format and finalize your final analysis for Kenneth Dailey of FMC Green River. The final version should contain information from your incremental work in each unit and additional analysis of two new topics which are:

Organizational Change
Organizational Development
This step is included in the attachment.

The steps of analysis are the same as those explained in unit 1 with one slight change in the content for step #1. Your document must also be a single version that combines elements of your earlier analytical work.

Step #1 Introduction and Background- notice the content in this step is different for this final paper. Rather than introduce the topics, you will briefly describe the pertinent history of the organization, including its mission, vision, goals, objectives and strategies.

Step #2 Organizational Analysis- provide the analysis of the 13 course topics. You may utilize sub-headings to ensure all 13 topics are analyzed.

Step #3 Alternatives and Recommendations - provide recommendations for the 13 course topics. Again, you may utilize sub-headings to ensure all topics are covered.

Step #4 Implementation with a Contingency Plan- include the implementation plan, considering the process of implementing the changes for the 13 course topics.


? Outline the guidelines of managing change in work organizations.
? Use effective communication techniques.
? Discuss the implications of organizational structure and culture.
? Identify the organizational behavior concepts and theories present in real business world examples.
? Discuss the impact of technology on business.


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The response addresses the queries posted in 1671 words with references.

//The given discussion paper is based on one of the unit of a Global Business Organization. The unit selected by me is Green River unit of the FMC Corporation. In this paper, I am describing a list of 'Organizational Behavior problems' of the unit of FMC Corporation and providing effective recommendations for the Company. In this series, in the first section I am giving the introduction of the Company and its problems. //

The Green River unit of the FMC Corporation has several problems in its organizational behavior. The case of the Green River unit can be studied under four steps; Introduction & Background, Organizational Analysis, Alternatives and recommendations and implementation of the contingency plan.

// After analyzing the case of the Company, in the next section of the discussion, we are discussing its background and concept, in a descriptive manner, so that the reader can understand the actual scenario of the Company clearly. The discussion of this section is given under the heading Introduction & Background.//

Introduction & Background

The FMC Corporation is a Chicago based manufacturing company. The most famous units of FMC are Green River and Aberdeen. The Green River unit operates in chemical manufacturing. The unit was started in 1948. The company has large number of operations, due to which there are several problems in its organizational behavior. The employees have problems with salaries, job satisfaction, ethical problems, leadership practices, communication problems, carrier development etc. The site manager of the unit wants to implement some new recommendations to solve these problems.

The mission of the company is to have good productivity through the supply of best products to the industries and maintain a good organizational culture. The vision of the company is aimed to have top position in the global business environment. The vision of the company forces its efforts towards high profitability. The objectives of the company are also very high. The company considers the objectives as the final results of the planned activities. The objectives state what the company wants to establish. The goals are the end statement of the companies about what the company wants to accomplish.

The goals of Green River unit have a wider scope. The company wants to increase its assets and sales for high growth. It wants to increase the profitability by increasing the overall profits of the company. For high growth, the company wants to do appropriate utilization of its resources. The company wants to give its employees high job security, good wages and diversity. The company also aims to give its contribution to the society by tax payment, providing good services etc. The ultimate goal of the unit is to fulfill the personal needs of the top management (Wilson & Gilligan, 2005).

//After having the good understanding of the background of the Company, I am highlighting the various types of strategies followed by the Company. The main strategies are corporate, business and functional//

The strategies of the Green River unit are very effective and well planned. The strategies of the company help it to achieve its goals and objectives. The strategies of the company increase the competitive advantages for it. The Green River unit has three types of strategies named corporate strategy, business strategies and functional strategies. The corporate strategies of the company view the stability, growth and savings. The business strategies of the company help it to overcome the market competition by providing better products and services. The functional strategies of the company are aimed towards the best utilization of the resources (Wilson & Gilligan, 2005).

//This is the most important section of the discussion, in which the various major organizational problems of the Company are analyzed by me in descriptive way, so that the reader can understand what actual issues are being faced by the Company. The analysis of all the issues is done under the heading of 'Organizational Analysis'.//

Organizational Analysis of the Unit

The organizational analysis of the Green River unit can be done on the basis of the various organizational views. The main views are management ability, organizational commitment, job satisfaction, job design and goal setting, performance appraisal, pay, carrier development, groups and team work, leadership, communications, ...

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The response addresses the queries posted in 1671 words with references.