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CompX: Comprehensively identify a situation or opportunity in an organization.

Masters level
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Prepare a paper to comprehensively identify a situation or opportunity in an organization. Frame the problem by writing a problem or opportunity statement.

Be sure the statement meets the requirements:
- Is succinct and motivational
- Lends to many alternative solutions
- Reflects needs/concerns of multiple stakeholders

Describe the end-state goals. Be sure the goals are SMART.
- S pecific
- M easurable
- A ttainable/accountable
- R ealistic
- T imely

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THE ORGANIZATION SELECTED IS CompX International. This company is located at
5430 LBJ Fwy., Ste. 1700
Dallas, TX 75240-2697
UNITED STATES
Phone
972-448-1400
Fax:
+1 972 423-3216.

Currently it has: Employees: 1,450
Its top personnel are:
Glenn R. Simmons CHAIRMAN
David A. Bowers VICE CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO

CompX makes ergonomic computer support systems, ball bearing slides, and locks. Its primary customers are office furniture makers, but its components are also used in vending equipment, electromechanical enclosures, and computers. Its ball bearing slides are sold under names such as DynaSlide and Waterloo. Its locks are sold under such names as National Cabinet Lock, Fort Lock, and Timberline Lock. Parent Valhi and its subsidiary, Valcor, own nearly 70% of CompX, which is selling its European operations.

CompX International tries to keep the workday smooth, theft-free, and painless. The company makes ball bearing slides, cabinet locks, and ergonomic computer support systems. Its primary customers are office furniture makers, but its components are also used in vending equipment, electromechanical enclosures, and computers. ...

Solution Summary

In a 702 word paper, the solution presents comprehensive information for CompX International. The solution is well-cited and gives us an opportunity statement after a good description of the business operations of the company.

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