Name of the assignment: Final Exam
Organizational Behavior Final Exam
1. Summary of the problem as per the case study
CEO is resigning due to a brain tumor and the firm needs an interim CEO to run the firm until they find a suitable replacement. As I am the CEO I, What will I do immediately? How I will communicate with my current department and the rest of the company? What will be my key focus? Why? How will I accomplish your goal? 2. Introduction
In light of the key aspects (leadership, management, structure and culture) and using the assessment tools I have to make a plan for what I should do as a CEO. 3. Problem analysis:
To be in such position with no prior warning means that we need immediate work to understand the current situation, run the current business successfully and then to build the new strategy. a) Immediate Action:
I have to create a crisis management team of vice presidents and directors to know exactly what was in the former CEO hands and to manage the current business. b) Next :
I have to make an assessment for the current situation and review the strategy to improve it or to change it. And since the structure follows the strategy I have to build my own strategy and implement it effectively. 4. Plan of building and assessment of the new strategy:
The plan will be to build and implement a High Level Balanced Score card on nine major steps: a) Assessment: Develop plan, strategic elements and change management. b) Strategy: customer value strategic themes and results. c) Objectives: Strategy Action Components.
d) Strategy map: Cause Effect Links.
e) Performance measures: Performance Measures & Targets.
f) Initiatives: Strategic Projects.
g) Automation: Performance reporting and Knowledge sharing. h) Cascade: Alignment through Unit & Individual Scorecards. i) Evaluation: Strategy Results & Revised Strategies
Company profile and overview:
KEO was founded in 1964, KEO delivers world-class professional design and management services. KEO offers award winning architectural design, progressive infrastructure engineering and highly ranked project and construction management known for quality and professionalism.
KEO is proud of its 44 years of continuous success in providing professional consulting services in planning, design, engineering, and project and construction management. Over the past decade, KEO has expanded from a mid-sized practice to one of the fastest growing leaders in the Arabian Gulf and North African construction markets. KEO is a privately owned, multi-disciplinary firm and is currently ranked by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as a 'Top 200 International Design Firm' (KEO-#77), and a 'Top 20 International PM/CM firm' (KEO-#10). Most recently KEO Achieved the Top 100 Architectural Practices in World Architecture Survey 2008 conducted and published by UK based, Building Design Magazine, KEO Ranked in the following categories: * # 3 in the Middle East Region.
* # 5 in the list of Number of Creative Staff.
* # 6 in the Landscape Market Sector.
* # 39 in the World's 100 Largest Architectural Practices
KEO has over 1,700 employees with strategically located offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Gharbia, Al Ain, Ajman, Sharjah, Bahrain, Dubai, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Lebanon, and the Washington DC. KEO is opening new offices in Saudi Arabia, Libya, Tunisia, Bulgaria, Iran, Egypt, Bangladesh and Uzbekistan Purpose:
To provide reliable and innovative total project solutions or selective professional services to our client’s from our multi-disciplinary capabilities to uniquely fit a project requirement and meeting their project and business objective achieving the highest quality level. Super ordinate goals (vision):
KEO strives to be recognized globally and regionally as one of the finest project consultancy firms contributing to client success wherever we work by...