Sam Nolan Is The Chief Information Officer For Century Medical

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Sam Nolan is the Chief information Officer for Century Medical. He has been on the job for 4 years, and up until 6 months ago, really loved his job and felt that he was instrumental in bring technological advances to his firm that increased efficiency while bringing future cost savings for the firm. His previous accomplishment includes the creation of a benefits-administration system that is expected to save the company $2M annually. (Daft, 2015, p. 336) Problem One would think that based on his previous success, the suggestion to move toward more social business would be met with anticipation on the part of management. This, however, was not the case. Sam Nolan finds himself receiving tangible resistance from Executive Vice President…show more content…
(Daft, 2015, p. 309) On the other hand, some managers opt for decentralized control where delegated by top management to middle and lower-level mangers within the organization, allowing top management to focus more on major decisions, Employees can be empowered by having more autonomy to make their own decisions, giving them a sense of importance and making them feel as if they have more input in the direction of the organization, allows top managers to focus more on strategic planning, and employees become more invested in the success of the organization as they perceive that they have value in the company. This is evidenced by Carr refusing to permit critical input from internal recruiters; his stating that the project, "is a waste of time and money" or that the team should, “just stick to the original plan and get it done". The final insult being, ”You can 't learn more from a computer than you can talking to real people-and as for internal recruiting, it shouldn’t be so hard to talk to people if they’re already working right here in
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