Decisions in Paradise, Part 2

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Decisions in Paradise, Part 2
Hi, my name is Nik and the following is my problem. I have been assigned to a beautiful island in order to help my team, Alex and Chris, set up their work site. Kava, the island itself, is battered with more challenges that I have ever lived with that include tidal waves/tsunami; typhoons/hurricanes; tornadoes; floods; fires; volcanic eruptions; earthquakes. Add this mixture HIV/AIDS; petroleum spill; high risk for avian flu; and terrorism and that is why I am queasy about the chances of success and, more so, perplexed about where to start. Aside from the above external problems that impact the project, internal challenges include disorganization of the work location and site; careless HR procedures, chaotic organizational structure; and non-friendly workforce that has been reflected in the organization’s history of high turnover.
My task, according to Alex and Chris, consists in helping them establish a greater presence in Kava. Ways of establishing that presence would be up to my desire and may take various forms, based on what is good for the company and what is good for the people of Kava. I am expected to work together with the two and to analyze, synthesize, and prescribe regarding that decision. In short, my tasks consist of stabilizing the situation, correcting past damage, and structuring the planning, managerial, leadership, and controlling aspects of the business, so that the organization gets off to a promising start.
The outcome, according to Alex, would be to develop and manage a very effective, as well as highly efficient, organizational structure, and processes. That includes all aspects of the company; marketing, finance, purchasing, technology, human resources, physical resource, transportation, strategic planning, leadership, etc. That is a difficult task for any one person so it will take dedication and…...

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