JFT2 Wgu Organizational Management - 25869

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In this task, you will analyze the “Utah Symphony and Utah Opera: A Merger Proposal” case study. You will develop a proposed action plan for the new leader, Anne Ewers, to help her in the development of a new strategy to measure the success of the ongoing merger process. The strategic goals for the first year of the merger include the following:

 


•  Integrate the business processes of the two companies

•  Reduce overall expenses as a percentage to profit

•  Retain key employees

•  Maintain audience base for both the Utah Opera and the Utah Symphony

•  Identify and pursue synergistic opportunities between the two companies


Task:


Create an analysis document (suggested length of 7–10 pages) in which you complete the following.

 


A.  Develop an action plan for Anne Ewers by doing the following:

1.  Analyze the financial and leadership strengths and weaknesses of the Utah Symphony before the merger.

a.  Recommend the key steps Anne should take to address these weaknesses.

2.  Analyze the financial and leadership strengths and weaknesses of the Utah Opera before the merger.

a.  Recommend the key steps Anne should take to address these weaknesses.

3.  Analyze the four aspects of the scorecard from the attached “Business Scorecards” for each company.

 

B.  Develop a balanced scorecard for the merged company based on the specified strategic goals.


Note: The response must include all components of the balanced scorecard: vision, business model, 4 aspects (customer, financial, internal process, learning and growth). Each of the 4 aspects must include strategic goal, critical success factor, and measure.

 

C.  Analyze both the strengths and weaknesses of the proposed merged company, for each of the four aspects of the scorecard you developed in part B.

 

D.  Identify one highly probable issue that could arise during the merger process for each of the following areas:

•  Finance

•  Human resources

•  Customer satisfaction

1.  Recommend actions that the new merged company executive could take to mitigate each of these identified issues.

 

E.  When you use sources, include all in-text citations and references in APA format.

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