Sunday, October 4, 2009

Case Study 1 - Supermarket Chain (第三集)

Topic: Corporate Turnaround
Business: Supermarket Chain
Type: Retail
Place: Pahang, Malaysia
Annual Turnover: < RM10 million

Issue & Problem 2: Seniority

There are evidences that Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) may result seniority problems as the problem of integrating two (or more) employee groups under a single management. In the case of this supermarket chain, a fresh group of seniors were actually brought in to facilitate the entire Corporate Turnaround project, however, the integration between the old and new had likely created havoc particularly by the existing seniors - the opposing party.

Nonetheless, two actions (a matter of kind or cruel) were implemented. First, was to freeze; second was to dismiss.

During the transition, probably within first three months, commands (or instructions) to march the soldiers (or team) ought to be unified. In the event of employing an officer through ignorance of the military discipline, this shakes the confidence of the team, communicated message becomes uncertain. For instance, a simple instruction from a General Manager to the managerial level could have more than a version. No doubt, actions would have taken place. 

As Sun Tzu taught, "the General that hearkens to my counsel and acts upon it, will conquer, let such a one be retained in command; The General that hearkens not to my counsel nor acts upon it, will suffer defeat, let such a one be dismissed." [1]

《孫子兵法》 第一篇 始计篇

将领听从我的计策,任用他必胜,我就留下他;将领不听从我的计策,任用他必败,我就辞退他。

[1] Lionel Giles (2000), Sun Tzu: The Art of War, 2000, The Internet Classics Archive by Daniel C. Stevenson, 1994-2000, Web Atomics.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

It's truth, disobedient should be dismissed as it may doom to failure.

Coach Factory said...

kate spade outlet, ray ban sunglasses, michael kors outlet, kate spade handbags, ray ban sunglasses, louboutin shoes, oakley sunglasses, louis vuitton outlet stores, jordan shoes, coach factory outlet, longchamp handbags, polo ralph lauren outlet, louis vuitton outlet, tiffany and co, prada outlet, oakley sunglasses, coach outlet store online, true religion jeans, air max, louis vuitton handbags, chanel handbags, coach outlet, burberry outlet, oakley sunglasses cheap, air max, michael kors outlet, nike free, michael kors outlet, tory burch outlet, louboutin, michael kors outlet, louis vuitton, christian louboutin shoes, louboutin outlet, true religion outlet, coach purses, longchamp handbags, gucci outlet, michael kors outlet, burberry outlet, nike shoes, true religion jeans, prada handbags, michael kors outlet, louis vuitton outlet, longchamp outlet, polo ralph lauren outlet

Coach Factory said...

mont blanc, insanity workout, ugg boots, valentino shoes, ugg boots, beats by dre, moncler, baseball bats, rolex watches, ugg pas cher, new balance shoes, chi flat iron, instyler, canada goose, marc jacobs, soccer jerseys, ugg australia, soccer shoes, herve leger, canada goose outlet, celine handbags, air max, uggs outlet, ghd, canada goose, ugg, hollister clothing store, moncler outlet, mcm handbags, lululemon outlet, moncler, ferragamo shoes, canada goose, timberland boots, north face outlet, bottega veneta, birkin bag, north face jackets, iphone 6 cases, jimmy choo outlet, asics running shoes, giuseppe zanotti, wedding dresses, moncler, nfl jerseys, canada goose uk, reebok outlet, babyliss pro, p90x, canada goose jackets

Coach Factory said...

hollister, nike trainers, sac louis vuitton, sac burberry, barbour, sac louis vuitton, sac hermes, nike air max, converse pas cher, nike tn, ray ban pas cher, polo lacoste, hogan outlet, nike roshe, abercrombie and fitch, longchamp, ray ban sunglasses, mulberry, sac guess, vanessa bruno, nike huarache, michael kors pas cher, air force, polo ralph lauren, air max, nike free, nike roshe run, michael kors, hollister, nike blazer, nike free pas cher, nike roshe run, timberland, lululemon, longchamp, louis vuitton, michael kors, hollister, ralph lauren, vans shoes, vans pas cher, louboutin, abercrombie and fitch, sac longchamp, new balance pas cher, mac cosmetics, north face, louis vuitton uk, oakley pas cher, north face

chenmeinv0 said...

ugg boots
ralph lauren outlet
coach factory outlet
adidas outlet
denver broncos jerseys
snapbacks wholesale
steelers jerseys
ralph lauren polo
ray ban sunglasses
canada goose sale
20175.22chenjinyan

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...