Case Study on Tucker Company

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A Case Study on Tucker Company

Prepared by:
Almario, Mark Louie
Bertol, Treesha Beatrice de Leon, Jonna Mayela
Madrilejos, Jamie Fiel
Matundan, June Marlo
Quiatchon, Gladys
Wong, Kim Glaiza

Date Submitted:
February 24, 2012

I. POINT OF VIEW
In the analysis of the case, the point of view of the Mr. Harnett, the president of the company was used. Since he has the highest position and he was involved in the reorganization of the company.

II. ANALYSIS OF THE CASE SITUATION a. MACRO-ENVIRONMENT ANALYSIS * Technological – The Company owns a laboratory that is needed for producing the products of the three divisions which are commercial jet engines, military jet engines, and utility turbines.

b. Company Analysis

The president of the Tucker Company established three new major divisions: commercial jet engines, military jet engines and utility turbines. Each division will be headed by new individual managers. And also, this would be necessary to avoid III. PROBLEM ANALYSIS c. PROBLEM DISCUSSION

The Tucker Company restructured that divided the company into three major divisions namely: commercial jet engines, military jet engines and utility turbines. There was an assigned head for each division. The products for each division would be tested in the laboratory which was headed by Ms. Hodge, the replacement for the past laboratory manager, Mr. Garfield. Ms. Hodge, being competitive, insisted that the laboratory should be more involved in the selection of materials and design of experiments and subsequent evaluation of the experimental data which were the tasks of the engineering department. Then, she coordinated with Mr. Franklin, the head of the engineering department. Mr. Franklin agreed to her proposal but stated that the final decision was their call. In the following months, conflicts between the two occurred because Ms. Hodge interfered with the design considerations of the product. She claimed that Mr. Franklin lacked the

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