Scale Model Club of the Philippines

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The Scale Model Club of the Philippines’ Case Study The Scale Model Club of the Philippines: Managing Fun in a Hobby Club A. STATEMENT OF KEY ISSUES Scale model club of the Philippines (SMCP) is an organization dedicated to the hobby of plastic scale modeling in the Philippines. It was established by five hobbyists in 2001, the main goal of which was to develop the full potential of its members in scale modeling. The club has three main purposes, (1) to promote scale modeling as a hobby, (2) to provide a venue where hobbyists can meet, and (3) to develop the member’s skills. Edwin, the former vice-president of SMPC is the newly elected president. I. What are the main issues in the case? Edwin should reconstruct SMCP with the effort to…show more content…
 Compatibility of the members’ talents and knowledge to specific activity  Better enrichment of the members’ scale modeling skills and experiences  Performance management  Establishment of standing committees  Effectiveness of control and specialization among the members  Simple and direct lines of authority enable to define responsibility easily. Through this, single accountability is maintained and better control is achieve.  Interest in scale modeling would rise so member sign ups would increase also. Disadvantages:  Many members might object this recommendation because they might not be able to adapt quickly to the major changes in the organizational structure  Disagreement among the members would lead to a bigger chaos  The organizational structure became more varied and complex which needs specialists to assist in added areas. III. Time frame for implementation The CEOs think that it would take 2-3 years before the members would be able to adapt to the new organization structure and solve the different issues that might arise due to the restructuring. C. ANALYSIS I. What methodology did we use in making our decisions/recommendations? The CEOs reorganized the organization's management structure, revised the old SMCP organizational chart, transforming it to a line staff grouping scheme for organizational structure. This scheme would
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