Case Study Unit 5: the Treadway Tire Company: Job Dissatisfaction and High Turnover at the Lima Tire Plant

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Case Study Unit 5: The Treadway tire company: Job dissatisfaction and high turnover at the Lima tire plant
Strategic Human Resources Management
April 20, 2014

Case Study Unit 5: The Treadway tire company: Job dissatisfaction and high turnover at the Lima tire plant
Case Study Unit 5:
Prepare a case analysis on the topic of Traditional versus Strategic HRM and Its Effectiveness for Organizational Success.
Case Analysis Criteria: Your Case Analysis should consist of: * A brief analysis of the situation and pending-decision problem, as presented in the case, and as relevant to your answer. This should be exceptionally brief and you should assume the person reading the Assignment is familiar with the details of the case. * Identification of the major issues surrounding the organization or individuals involved with the organization. * Identification of alternate courses of action to address the issues identified. * The decision or recommendation for action, with the appropriate supporting arguments. * The Case Question is designed to guide the direction of your analysis in the case. Your analysis should address and ultimately answer the question.
The tire plant in Lima is going through some rough time as its profits and margins are declining due because of the rising cost of raw materials and also due to intense global competition. Not much can be done with the increasing cost of raw materials but to reduce the overall company’s cost, Lima is using employee’s turnover strategy. This strategy comes with some morale issues in the line-foreman and moreover in the hourly employees division. These issues are causing an uproar in the whole plant. The firm is facing problems such as, high employee turnover, dissatisfaction among employees, intense competition and reducing levels of profits. In dealing with all these problems,…...

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