If you were in the position of Scott McBride, what would be your analysis of the situation at Iowa Elevators and what would you present at the executive management team meeting on June 11th? Include your annual cost savings estimates, departmental budget and specific action that you would take to achieve your objectives.
1. Why hasn’t Scott McBride proposed a cost reduction plan in the past?
1. As Arthur Thomas, what issues would you raise with the group vice presidents during your meetings? What questions would you ask them?
2. What is your assessment of the organizational structure at Lambert-Martin? What changes might you explore and data would you need as part of your analysis?