Problems With The Techno Corporation

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The following paper will present a Case Study outlining the issue and concerns that might be addressed in a coaching relationship, as well as problems, challenges, or opportunities that are of importance. Addressing challenges and promoting change in Unity will provide a stable platform for progress. Case Study This Case Study is about a 42-year-old systems analyst who has worked 16 years of his career with the Techno Corporation; a team manager in the information systems arena. His job is to produce outcomes and address quality control issues. This employee brings a strong ability to think systemically. This employee has a college degree in Computer Science, with high technical skills, visual presentations, and diagrams. This employee…show more content…
Whereas an integrated matrix model is when other departments join the team with multiple bosses, with various corporate functions on one side and different product groups on the other. This model works best with projects without significant time constraints, where innovation is not an issue and cost constraints are not extreme. “Technical teams must now work collaboratively with the business and marketing teams. Team managers who used to have full control of the human and financial resources necessary to carry out projects must now plan and work across the board with peers. In some instances, a team manager must request personnel from another area or negotiate budgets with their internal customers” (NCU, 2016). This employee is having difficulty shifting and is uncertain about how he fits into the new structure. “He complains that his peers in business and marketing have been uncooperative, arguing with his every request and failing to include him in decision-making on personnel allocations” (NCU, 2016). This has caused great frustration for the employee, making him feel devalued by the heavy corporate emphasis on marketing and innovation. He is accustomed to being the leader of his team. The employee typically organizes meetings at the outset of each project, provides numerous diagrams and visual representations of the work to be done, providing timelines, making assignments, and schedule’s regular meetings to
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