Case Study : Dim Lighting Company

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Overview The case study is about a company called The Dim Lighting Company. The Dim Lighting Company is a subsidiary of a major electronic producer. The company operates as a profit center in which it reports to regional, groups, and product vice president who are located in the corporate office. Luke 14:28 says, “For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it”(KJV)? The Dim Lighting Company has ran into a huge problem within the last year. The company’s profit margin has dropped 15% in the last year. Even though the company’s numbers have been great in the last five years, the company still has not realized its operating goals. The management team at The Dim Lighting Company consist of Jim West who is the General Manager, Dr. Robert Spinks who is the Director of R&D, Mr. Pete Newell who is Director of Marketing, Mr. Bill Boswell who is the Production Manager, and Ms. Carol Preston who is Director of Accounting (Brown, 2011). Problems Since the issue of the company’s declining profit margin has arisen, the company has been dealing with both macro and micro problems within the organization. On the macro level, the company need to deal with their operational goals since this is the issue at hand. The company’s profit margin has decreased as a result of not focusing on their operational target. Before implementing the project, Mr. West needs to take into consideration all the pros and cons of
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