Using Exhibit 3-2, describe the culture at Mississippi Power.Why do you think this type this type of culture might be important to anelectric power company? On the other hand, what might be thedrawbacks of such a culture?ANSWER: The culture at Mississippi power is best described as follows:
Innovative and risk taking:
The Mississippi Company is high oninnovation and risk taking. Company encourages employees to be moreinnovative. In our case, an example of innovative ideas was when onecrew stripped a generator off an ice machine to get a substationworking. The company’s decentralized decision-making approach hascontributed to the way employees deal with ad hoc and panic situation.
in our case, it’s the degree to which employees whereaggressive to restore the power to their customers as hundred percentof customers were out of power and sixty five percent of distributionfacilities were destroyed. It was only because of there hard work andcommitment they were able to complete their job in good time.
1,250 employees at the Mississippi power havecombined all their efforts to complete the job and have succeeded.
in our case, the main target of the company was torestore electric power to their customers; and that happened throughthe manager’s plans and employees efforts.