Team building

Communication with your employees is going to be crucial during this time of change. Change can create a feeling of uncertainty with team members, and as the Vice President you will need to create an environment where your team is open and excited about the changes. In a 1-2 page APA paper, cover the following material:

1. How will you create and sustain a positive environment for your team?

2. What are some of the challenges you may incur with team members?

3. How will you make this new merger fun and exciting for your organization?

4. Provide 2 sources. 

Background Information:

Air Inc, an aircraft manufacturing company, was founded in 1967. The company has been doing great with profits and it is retaining its employees and customers. Some of this success has been attributed to their outstanding leadership. Because of the recent recession, customers are not buying as much, and Air, Inc. profits have been slipping. You are the vice president of an Air Inc. The CEO calls you and the vice president of human resources in for a meeting. Your company is planning to merge with another aircraft manufacturer, Plane Inc.

You are aware of how mergers can have a negative effect on employees. You also know that unhappy, disgruntled employees don’t perform their tasks as well, can damage customer relationships, and ultimately can decrease company’s profits. You are worried about how to present this merger to the employees.