This case revolves around Ashley Wall who had been transferred to LIMATIRE plant as the Director of Human Resources.She was a seasoned humanresources professional with over 10 years of experience at Treadway.
This case study is about job dissatisfaction and its high turnover rate. Manyindividuals were highly dissatisfied with how they were treated at aTreadway Tire Company.
Ashley Wall aimed at cutting overall costs and improve productivity at theplant by reducing turnover.
Treadway Tires high turnover rate is an example of systematicfailure. The system in place does not reward or promote hardworking foremen. Additionally, the work environment is so horriblethat it reinforces such high turnover rate.The major problems were due to:1.
Lack of Authority to line foreman2.
Lack of training3.
Overall performance measurement was informal4.
Demanding approach of supervisor.5.
Focus more on cost effectiveness than on employee satisfaction.6.
Management not understanding the unforeseen circumstances7.
Senior junior relationship/ communication gap