Analyze what it willl take for John to get the workers to accept the digital change production improvement and the morale increase.

John is a manager in the Gardening department at ABC Hardware. Last week the general manager was fir Show more John is a manager in the Gardening department at ABC Hardware. Last week the general manager was fired for incompetence. The chief executive officer appointed John to be the new general manager. Johns salary will increase from $150000 annually to $350000 annually. John wants the job and is willing to accept the responsibilities that come with it. The CEO said that there are many changes in the making and that everything will go digital. The employees are used to doing their work by hand written orders. This new change will have to be implimented within the next 60 days. Most of the employees have never used a computer and do not understand what is meant by digital. The CEO told John that the plumbing department which consist of 25 employees is not working efficiently. The workers continuously arrive late to work and do little or no work during the time that they are at work. The morale in that unit is very low. Their manager is attending school at nights and could care less about the employees or the business. He has a total hands off approach to running the business and totally neglects the business. The supervisor of the unit is off on disability caused by alcohlism so no one is there to monitor the work. The electrical department consisting of 100 workers is working efficiently however the morale is extremely low there. The workers are upset that they cannot advance and they have not received a wage increase in two years. John discovered that the manager continuously shows up to work late and never engages the empolyees. Sometimes he tells the workers that they are not professional and that they are lucky to have a job. Most of the workers are afraid of him and want to transfer or quit. It has been rummored that he sexually harrasses the woman in the unit. The supervisor of this unit has been in the hospital suffering from a stroke for the past month. They are not sure if he will ever return to work. Other than the above mentioned problems the company is doing well financially. Last year it made a profit of 100 million. It has the potential to make 500 million. John has been given one year to turn these departments around. John comes to you and he asks your advice about how to turn this business around. He was told that if he did not turn these units around he will be looking for a job as well. The CEO is a nice guy but he is demanding and he has fired managers before. Based on he organizational leadership Analyze what it willl take for John to get the workers to accept the digital change production improvement and the morale increase. Show less

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