XYZ Construction, Inc. performs horizontal construction work including roads, airfields, and bridges. The company?s headquarters is in Denver Colorado and has 16 field offices located in 11 states. The workforce includes heavy and light equipment operators, civil engineers, and project managers along with an administrative staff in the headquarters facility with support staff in each of the 16 field offices. The company has 2,300 year-round employees and will surge to an average of 4,500 employees during peak construction periods. Currently, XYZ Construction, Inc. is a privately owned company that began as a family business in the 1950s. The present owners have decided that it is time to transform the business from one of private ownership to public ownership and plans for its Initial Public Offering (IPO) in 12 months. To help facilitate the transition over the next 12 months, the company owners have hired you, a private consultant, to help them -compile and analyze key business information needed for the IPO event. -Your job is to help the business owners better understand the marketing, -management, -business ethics, -global dimensions, -accounting, -financial, -economic, -legal, -information management, -research, leadership, and -business integration aspects of the company. For this first assignment your requirement is to describe, discuss, and analyze the key business environment considerations for this new manufacturing plant. Specifically, the owners of XYZ Construction want you to give them an overview presentation regarding service marketing so that they can expand operations nationally and internationally. They also want information regarding management of the business including workforce hiring processes, operations management, labor relations (hourly employees belong to a union), and organizational design. Develop a PowerPoint presentation for this assignment that describes, discusses, and analyzes the key business environment considerations as required for a presentation to the owners of XYZ Construction, Inc. Within the presentation, you must describe, discuss, and analyze the following key business environment considerations relative to this construction company: 1. Options for marketing strategies for the company?s services. Currently, the company relies exclusively upon state and federal government contracts; however, the owners would like some information on how to expand into other markets, perhaps residential and private construction areas in order to diversify their operations. 2. Project management considerations in order to improve cost effectiveness during large and small scale projects. 3. Strategies to reduce the annual turnover rate from 20% to 10% through improved workforce management practices and better labor relations. 4. Organizational design considerations as the company transitions from a privately owned firm to a public company. Length: 12-15 slides (with a separate reference slide) Notes Length: 150-200 words for each slide Be sure to include citations for quotations and paraphrases with references in APA format and style. Make sure your presentation follows good PowerPoint design principles (e.g., readable font, uses one template, one inch borders around the slides) and contains transitions, builds, and animation when appropriate. The first slide in the presentation should be the title page. The last slide(s) in the presentation should be the list of references you used for the assignment in APA format. must also use at least five (5) peer reviewed journal articles or other textbook references. Websites and other non-peer reviewed references may be used (and properly cited in APA format), but these supplemental references are not counted toward the requirement of at least five peer reviewed journals or other textbook references.
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