Dunston Vierra LTD.
Consultant & Advisor
October 16, 2013
Consultant & Advisor has introduced me *******, their top management consultant, to look over the case of Catherine Follis of Dunston Vierra Ltd, and what I’ve discovered to be the main issue in this case is Ms. Follis’ new born baby being brought to her place of work. I have also learned of the various other factors in the situation, including the office space Ms. Follis is willing to renovate and pay rent for, the majority of female employees this company has in that division, as well as the valuable clients of Ms. Follis that need to be accounted for. The apparent problems of this ordeal consist of; the amount of time Ms. Follis would need to take out of her schedule to prepare the nursery, the physical distractions towards the other employees, and the constant running back and forth of Ms. Follis to nurse her child distracting her from her work or possibly leaving a meeting. From what I’ve covered thus far, the main problem seems to be the sheer amount of time Catherine and her fellow employees would spend with the child. Thus wasting valuable time and essentially costing more money to keep Catherine than to have her stay on maternity leave. Here at Consultant & Advisor, I have come about a two step proposal, in which the companies values will be accurately portrayed and Ms. Follis can remain to be a part of the team. The first step to this procedure would be to inform Ms. Follis that she in fact cannot bring her child to work. However you are to inform Ms. Follis that she is more than welcome to work from her home, and to be encouraged to come in for any important client meetings as well as getting any documents or files from the company that she needs. Secondly, Dunston Vierra Ltd., should consider implementing a daycare program in the near future, where employees can bring their children to work and not worry about the same...
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