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Leading Team_Case 9
Transcript of Leading Team_Case 9
effectiveness Innovation / adaptation
Corning Incorporated: a technology company manufacturing and supplying optical fiber, photonic components, networking devices….
Corning has used technology as a differentiation strategy to compete with other competitors.
Corning’s bureaucratic red tape and a rigid, hierarchical organizational structure has worked counter to their differentiation strategy. Corning Company Norman Garrity Corning technologies 's former president.
introduce the concept of self managed teams to the company.
Blacksburg plant of Corning, where 150 people were hired with good problem solving abilities and were divided into 14 people SMTs
=> retool a line to produce a different type of filter six times faster than employees in a traditional filter plant.
=>the employees liked the additional responsibilities and accountability of SMT Jaime Houghton emphasis on empowerment, involvement and teamwork.
=> the employees are more involved in the decision making
=>have a sense of responsibility and accountability for the job. CASE 8
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