Learning Team D
Ta Tiana Grant, Mary Kelley, William Kudzia , Christy Radford MGT 307
April 18, 2011
Organizational Behavior Forces Executive Summary
The impact of internal and external forces varies within the organizations that are associated with Team D members. Each team member has identified the differences of restructuring, organizational mission, fiscal policies, competition, economy, customer demands and globalization. These are the four organizations compared in this summary:
1. Department of Taxation for the State of Nevada collects 19 different taxes totaling around four billion dollars a year, which goes into the state’s general fund. Once the funds are in the general fund it is distributed to fund other state departments, programs, and help make the state function. 2. Department of the United States Air Force is a branch of the military. 3. Group Health Cooperative is a health care organization that has 26 family practice clinics here in the Northwest. This organization is an insurance company and also delivers health care to patients. The organization has specialties center scattered in the Northwest. 4. Lip Prints is a fairly new company. They sell uniquely hand designed drinking glasses online and will be expanding soon. Lip Prints donates 50% of the profits toward activities for children with different forms of mental retardation. Restructuring
* Department of Taxation does not often do restructuring. New policies and procedures will drive changes within each section of the department. * US Air Force does not do restructuring unless there are new laws or executive orders, which would require the service to restructure. * Group Health restructures to stay viable in the market. The organization recently adopted a patient center way to deliver care and adopted lean methodology. Organizational Mission
* To provide a fair and efficient...