This Incident deals with one of the Tradeways tire plants In Ohio. Facing problems with line foreman In an un-unlonlzed atmosphere. The situation explores causes and trepidations of employee dissatisfaction, effectiveness of Job training, and communication differences. Setting these Issues promotes a healthy environment that regulates successful workforce. Plant The Treadway Tire Company is a major supplier of tires in North America. It employed almost 9,000 hourly and salaried staff. The Lima Tire Plant was one of eight manufacturing plants operated by the Tradeway Tire Company (Skinner & Beckham, 2008).
Which had a high turnover rate of foremen than any other plant in the division. Background Located in Lima, Ohio, the plant has undergone a $100 million expansion and modernization effort to develop new manufacturer technology. Since, it became a Tradeways top plants for productivity and quality control (Skinner & Beckham, 2008). problems Even with the new expansion, the plant has been facing problems with high turnover rate due to morale issues and Job dissatisfaction among the line foremen. Opportunities Adequate training and hiring external candidates with college degree would benefit the management and the company.
Recommendations Working with foremen to solve communication differences and most importantly making them as a priority. Conclusions The employee satisfaction may be the differentiator between companies that successfully recover from the economic downturn and those that do not. Also, retaining key talent, effective communication, and maintaining high productivity will surely help them to succeed and return to growth.
The Treadway tire company: Job dissatisfaction and high turnover at the Lima tire plant. Harvard Business Publishing, (2189), 1-12. The Treadway Tire Company: Job Dissatisfaction and High Turnover at the Lima Tire Plant By satya Sullivan University This incident deals with one of the Tradeways tire plants in Ohio. Facing problems with line foreman in an un-unionized atmosphere. The situation explores causes and communication differences. Setting these issues promotes a healthy environment 2008).