Assignment 2: LASA 1—Crisis Leadership or Risk Management Report
Assignment 2: LASA 1—Crisis Leadership or Risk Management Report
System upgrade is a process that organizations have to go through every once in a while. System upgrade is a situation where an organization usually improves the types of systems, such as computer software, that is uses for it normal operations. In the current world, different forms of technologies are coming up every day (Beynon, 2009). These types of technologies are quite important for the success of any business. In order to remain successful within the current markets, it is important for an organization to remain competitive through updating its system every once in a while. This will ensure that the organization is competent at all times and remains successful in its operation. Further, it may have advantages over its competitors, which improves its general operations within its operating markets. System upgrade is quite advantageous to an organization within its working environment and industry.
Based on system upgrade, I witnessed an organization that lost a lot of money through failed transactions based on the upgrading of its system. The organization usually upgrades its systems annually. The upgrading process has always been successful, both during the installation and the operations after the installation process. Due to its abilities of keeping up with the technological world, the
In This case we see the typical problem which affect big Companies : the conflict between old style and new school of thought. We analyze Zara’s information Technology strategies and the diatribe between Salgado, The Head of the Department and Sanchez , his assistant,s concern upgrading the operating system and the implementation of a new IT system to fulfill the needs of a fast growing retail chain. Despite the fact that Zara is over performing in their core business and that they are not showing big problems inside their structure, this shouldn’t be seen as a pretense to dodge updating the Software. Here we
The major market trends faced by the organization are the rapid development of the technology. This trend gives the customer an uneasy sensation, so the customer will ask for the upgrade at the lower cost conceivable. Other trend is the cost of the internet, and the use of the computer by their employee for personal matters.
CEO: Serve as the team leader and final decision maker for the company. The CEO is the face of the organization and will be the primary voice for any public statements made.
In order to explore how a crisis worker would approach, assess, and treat a crisis situation, this paper will focus on the story of Melody, the victim of a brutal rape. Melody Swanson is a 50 year old, divorced teacher who has been living alone since her children went to college two months ago. Melody came home from a short vacation to the casino and was met in her driveway by an armed man in his twenties. She was abducted at gunpoint, beaten, raped, robbed, and left abandoned several miles from her home. Melody was able to find help and was
the implementation of the system and some become confused with their roles in the workplace. Third, the system constantly needs upgrading and the installation of newer software and hardware is crucial to obtain maximum benefits from CPOE platforms. Not having up-to-date software slows down the system and causes higher chances of error (Sittig & Ash, 2011).
This summer I had the opportunity to enroll in a practicum with the Calgary Police Service. One call in particular involved a domestic dispute over child custody, and the officer and I were the first to arrive on the scene. We approached the residence and herd shouting from the front door. At this point it is apparent the conflict between the parties has been ongoing for some time. The officer and I called for an additional patrol vehicle, and once they arrived we entered the residence. Upon entering the residence there was a male and two females, the one female and male are a couple, who will use the name Bob and Jane, and the other female was the mother of the child who will use the name
The goals of this organization are to be more effective with this implementation of new system. The main goal of them was to integrate the job requirements in to one program by eliminating the existing program. Initially they have said that there will be a new program coming in to the picture in a short while. Then we was given a date of installation then realized that the day of installation would be the change of the organization. On that day every one was asked to sign off and the program was upgraded by IT team. The ETA for this upgrade was given as 10 hours but in few locations it took weeks to complete the installation. This affected all the employees in the organization, every one has a load of work to complete after this installation and also there was no one who knows how to use it, they had training sessions and it had a huge work on the employees by learning the work and on top of it doing the overload work at a time. The main challenge over here was that the training did not went well as there were many questions unanswered. For this solution
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It might not be in the retailer’s best interest to perform such upgrade, as the new system will replace three of the existing legacy systems in terms of ordering and fulfillment. The IS department will perceive such upgrade as a radical move and is expected to show high resistance in response to it. Even though Zara has a decentralized decision making process, the retailer’s IS department exercises absolute autonomy on the IT infrastructure and design. The fact that “only one person had left the department” in the past 10 years further confirms that the retailer is suffering from cognitive and action inertia, and thus creating a huge barrier for such
An effective crisis management response plan outlines specific procedures for administrator, teachers, and students during evacuation emergencies. Administrators work with teachers, students, parents, law enforcement officers, business and community members, to develop an effective emergency and crises plan. The administrator provides leadership in developing and monitoring the school safety plan and also establishes procedures for emergency evacuation and crisis management at different stages of the plan. However, an effective leader develops a comprehensive prevention education plan, and regularly reviews the code of conduct manual for revisions and current laws.
Companies often struggle to stay abreast of current technology, and with good reason. Both software and hardware capabilities continue to expand at an alarming rate. In mere decades, the behemoth computers of the 1940’s have evolved into pocket-sized devices with significantly more computing power and memory. Every year, there’s a new wave of technology designed to replace the old, making it difficult to determine what is appropriately “up-to-date.” Companies that do not have the resources to adapt to new technologies usually fall behind, opting to maintain so-called legacy systems instead of upgrading.
What is a crisis management? It is an unexpected crisis that happens on the company that will affect the trust and loyalty of the stakeholder. It can be extremely costly because it will affect the company reputation and brand. For example like financial failure from poor business management, workplace violence, fires, cybercrime, computer viruses, product tampering or union strikes and other external issue like damaged economy that causes from London bombings, terrorists attacks on 11 September and others. The SHRM 2005 report indicates that only 56% organizations created or revised their disaster preparedness plans but 45% did not after the terrorist attacked on
WestJet faces the risk of losing many of their customers due to their system crashes and delays. This benefits their competitors and hence a lot of revenue is lost in this process. WestJet also spent a lot of money for testing the system and training the employees well in advance however there was a high risk of damaging the brand name since other surrounding issues such as website crashes made customers angry and brought a bad reputation. After seeing what happened to WestJet, JetBlue faced a similar risk of losing customers during the upgrade system however they had to incur costs to build up a back up site. There’s always a risk when customers don’t like the upgraded system. It raises many questions; What if the customers prefer the older system? Big losses can occur. However, on the other side the upgrade can be efficient and if it works better than the previous version, it can lead to attract more customers.
Here is the final version of the crisis management strategy report which was commissioned by yourself on Monday 5 May 2014.