Organizational Management Approach Analysis At High Plain Mechanical Service Inc.

1737 WordsNov 30, 20147 Pages
Organizational Management Approach Analysis There are many articles, books, and research on the subject of changes in organizational management. They discuss how, why and what management is and was in organizations. The history of what management was in past is an important subject to study, as it tells what worked and what did not work. This paper will compare the classical and neoclassical approaches of management to what is used at High Plain Mechanical Service Inc. (HPM). This analysis paper will explain how effective or ineffective HPM’s approach to management. History of Management Management has been around for centuries, with examples showing the works of the Great Wall of China or the Pyramids (CSU-Global, 2014). In…show more content…
While the wife is in charge of the office staff, the dispatcher, billing clerk, accounts payable clerk, and myself, the controller. The husband works standard office hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. However the wife works whenever she likes. Usually shows up by 10:30 a.m. leaves at 12:00 p.m. for lunch returns about 2:30 p.m. and leaves for the day by 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, does not work on Fridays. The technicians are part of the local Pipefitters union. Therefore most of the technicians are managed per the union rules and guidelines. The normal working hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a 30 minute lunch. Any dissatisfactions that occur that cannot be handle though the owner is usually handled by the union board. The management style that the husband uses is mostly compared to classical management. Most of the tasks of repair HVAC equipment can be associated with a time limit, there are a few repairs that not following this rule. The service manager’s responsibilities are to make sure all technicians are where they are supposed to be and that they all have enough work to obtain the normal 40 hour work week. The technicians’ skill range for second year apprentice to journeymen with over 40 years of experience. Some technicians have the skills for modern equipment including controls while some do not. The service manager manages the technicians based on their capabilities. There is a management problem between the husband owner, the service manager and
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