Human Resource Management(MGT501) Spring 2014 Assignment No. 01 Due Date: May 25, 2014 Marks: 10
A computer manufacturer company had highly talented and dedicated employees. The company’s CEO, Mr. Kashif, took the organization to new heights and never before had the company experienced such profits. Its different innovative computer parts were smashing hits and even more popular than before. With the exception of some initial difficulties of this company and its battle in the public forum over its proposed new computer parts in different countries of the world, this company could do no wrong. Although CEO is credited with much of company’s success, in fact he did not do it alone. He had a team of executives who worked together to bring about the prosperity. Included in his team were the President, Ms. Rukhsar and Chief Product Officer (CPO), Mr. Shahid. It all began to unravel in May 2010. President, on a well‐deserved vacation in Dubai, was killed in a helicopter crash. Then, in August 2010, CEO underwent emergency cardiac bypass surgery. Questions began to arise about who would be in charge if CEO could not continue because of failing health. Who would succeed him? That proved to be difficult question for the organization. President, the obvious choice, was suddenly gone. CPO regarded as one of “the most talented executives and CEO’s Protégé” wanted the job and appeared to be leading candidate. There were also others who were possibilities but they did not appear to have the inside track that President or CPO had. Given stockholders’ and investors’ concerns, company had to take some immediate action and named its successor to CEO. But to the surprise of many, CPO was not named.CEO and company’s board of directors felt that he just was not ‘right’ for the position. Upset about being passed over, CPO resigned. As a result, the team that built a strong company in the past few years has all but and disappeared.
Question: If you were the CEO of the Company, what could you have done to prevent this situation? Give two suggestions along with rationale.
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in my point of view that the company ceo should promote the cpo for said position.for this purpose the company should provide the necessary training to the cpo for this position,
this is due to that the cpo is already known about every thing and take part in the company matter .and he already part of the company so he can work for the betterment of the company.
for the other position the company should advertise and then recuite the eligible person for that position
As a CEO i would have offered the CPO a better position or atleast gave him credit for what he has done in the past & would ask the CPO to join with me and create a team with the help of his guidance and training to help our organization to build-up again rather than thinking about personal goals and achievements.
Though it is very unprofessional of him ( CPO ) to resign at this time when the company needs him the most as he is experienced and has been a part of the previous successful team. Yet the new CEO and the company's board of directors should have acknowledged CPO's contributions to motivate him to stay in the organization.
how can i Rationale my suggestion?
In times of crisis company should join hands and build-up a team to face all the circumstances together and work harder for the betterment of the organization.
Yes I also think that advertisement should made for said position.