InterClean Enviro Tech Merger Paper
InterClean has begun a new shift in their strategic plan. The new direction of the company is one focused on a “solutions and service model” through the creation of “full-range service packages” that are designed to meet the individual needs of each client (University of Phoenix, 2012). In concurrence with the new strategic plan, Interclean has merged with Envirotech. InterClean has made a big decision by merging with EnviroTech, which will allow them to sell cleaning products and evolve them into an environment ...view middle of the document...
The company will retrain and monitor the workers to see which of the chosen ones will continue their journey with the company. The re-training goals should be clearly stated and should include the specific outcomes expected. In planning the re-training program, it is also wise to determine the steps that will be followed should the training fail to meet the stated goals. The second option is to recruit new staff. By bringing in new staff, we will have to let go old staff because of improper training and lack of learning of the new procedures. The company will obtain interviews for people who they feel are highly qualified, skilled, and meet the company’s fitness and standards. Third option is to continue business as normal with the staff provided. With this option, we can offer additional training to current employees and new positions.
“Rightsizing is the process of a corporation reorganizing or restructuring their business by cost-cutting, reduction of workforce, or reorganizing upper-level management. The goal is to get the company molded properly to achieve the maximum profit”(business dictionary). Rightsizing for a company can be a key factor in its success or failure. For Interclean, rightsizing will be the best practical option when alternatives are impractical, expensive, or when the company strategy is not working. This is something InterClean may discover once they have realized that the merger is unsuccessful because of lack of training and training resources availability. Unavailable training will only hurt the merging process as the company strays away for the strategic objectives as well as not achieving the market goals. If the company decides that rightsizing is not appropriate, the competitors may take the initiative to improve their own businesses.
The company can implement the plan in a manner that is both ethical and legal once the decision has been made about what should happen. Instead of the company downsizing during peak time, they should offer overtime rather than hiring new employees and during downturns, overtime hours should be cut. This will help retain the current employees since employees will have job security and sense of belonging and give off their best.
If an employee decides to take matters into their own hand by leaving the company, it is up to Interclean Human resource department to make sure everything is adhered to correctly. “A desire to provide protection and safeguards to employees leaving the organization, especially for discharge and downsizing, has led to myriad laws and regulations governing the separation process which...