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Baderman Island Action Plan
Team C
Mike McQuinn
January 30, 2012

Many businesses reach a point in time when they must analyze their organizational goals and how they are contributing or harming the company’s existence. The decision to explore a company’s structure must be tailored and surveyed carefully and thoughtfully. Baderman Island Resort is an all-inclusive resort destination. The island encompasses an array of restaurants, hotels, and an unlimited list of activities highlighting the best of entertainment and relaxation. Based on its success Baderman Island Resort wishes to study its already successful company by inspecting several key areas. In the following paper Team C will reveal Baderman’s existence by performing an analysis of its mission, vision, values, and goals. Team C will also analyze the reason for the type of organizational structure employed by the business, as well as identify key positions that support its organizational structure. In addition, the team will identify and explain the steps of the collaboration process among the functional areas that must be employed to achieve Baderman’s organizational goals, and will prepare an action plan to implement the collaboration process; We will also identify and provide examples of the use of lateral collaboration and vertical collaboration within the company and prepare an action plan to use lateral and vertical collaboration. Finally, we will distinguish key stakeholders, their roles needed to achieve the organizational goals, and will make recommendations to collaborative interactions among the key stakeholders to facilitate the organization’s success. Baderman Island Analysis

The resort’s organizational reasons to exist begin with the family’s growth in profitable business ventures on the island since 1923 (University of Phoenix, 2012). When change threatened the farmland owned by the Baderman Family, the organization envisioned a new mission to convert the farmland into a resort. This change kept the entrepreneurial vision alive along with the desire to succeed in business. The drive of the organization comes in the form of providing a self-contained resort for patrons to relax, enjoy and indulge themselves (University of Phoenix, 2012). The resort offers a variety of personal and pleasurable goods and services meant to make the stay memorable, entertaining, and relaxing (University of Phoenix, 2012). Strategic planning for success of the resort made the family hire a management firm with a winning background of managing resort properties. The organizational insight set the goals to take advantage of the lush grounds making the resort a place of beauty. The management company brings expertise and staff to fulfilling patron’s desires of a getaway exceeding expectations of a dream vacation. The management firm will use the power of individual voices through a blog site that tells other perspective patrons of personal experiences to promote the business. The Baderman Family values meant taking a chance on the island in 1922 and the island lead to profitable and successful business ventures for the family. The Baderman Family believed investing in new projects would help the community survive just as the community helped the Baderman Family succeed in business. Although many years of hard work brought prosperity the Baderman Family, the family’s perseverance provided the strength to change from farming to building a resort getaway.

Baderman Island Organizational Structure
The organizational structure that Baderman Island has a functional organizational structure. This is because it has multiple departments. Since this is a resort setting the company is larger and needs more than one department. If it were a small hotel then it could get by with one manager who controls all of the departments. Baderman Island has a lot of different amenities for their guests so they need more help and managers...
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