Cango Week 1 and 2 Analysis Essay examples

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Week 1 Clip 1 Scenario: Julian, the President of the Hudson Valley Business Association, places a phone call to Liz to inform her she has been nominate the Regions Business Leader of the Year and that she will be expected to deliver a speech at the next Association meeting about the "How and why of CanGo's success". During the conversation Julian goes on to describe Cango as the "Fastest Growing Company in the Hudson Valley" and as a "Success Story." Liz is obviously flattered and elated by this news and it becomes apparent how much this company and its success means to her and the fact that somebody has recognized all the effort that has been put into building this company. Following this interchange we see Liz working on her…show more content…
Her employee then makes the statement, "You're a hit, you can move on from here." To which Liz responds "Hindsight is always 20/20." Analysis: Liz definitely needed to plan ahead for her presentation to the Hudson Valley Business Association. Her speech made her lack of knowledge obvious to all the business leaders present at the meeting and may have exposed the weaknesses to her competition. On the other hand, after returning to her office Liz did handle the criticism very well, she was open, honest and direct with her coworker in discussing the issues with her speech. It was a great testament to management that this employee felt at liberty to be direct with Liz, there are few companies which can claim the same open door success. This employee did a great job of outlining her concerns but ended up dismissing her entire argument with the statement "You're a hit, you can move on from here." This is a little discouraging because it indicates that Liz's downfall with planning and strategy is being approved and affirmed by her employee base, this is dangerous for a company. Week 1 Clip 3 Scenario: CanGo management is called into a meeting where Liz briefly introduces the idea of entering CanGo in the online gaming market. Andrew then takes over the meeting concerning this endeavor, he gives very few details but he is passionate, excited about this prospect and he does a great job of preventing the
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