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Tanglewood Case 1

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Tanglewood Case 1 To: Donald Penchiala, the Director of Staffing Services RE: Tanglewood Retail Case January 18, 2012 Every organization in the global economy has to develop a strong staffing strategy if they wish to remain competitive and be successful. Tanglewood Retail Stores is one of the largest retailers among 12 regions locally and oversees. After examining the report that you provided me, I have analyzed the staffing strategy and would like to provide you with my recommendations. Acquire or Develop Talent: After reviewing the Tanglewood Case along with exhibit 1.7 in Part One of our text Strategic Staffing, I feel the staffing levels and quality listed and the need for developing talent and exceptional workforce that Tanglewood currently has is one of its greatest assets and will play into a key staffing strategy. Tanglewood has differentiated itself from its competition in its development of an organizational culture that provides employees with a level of expertise that far exceeds its competition.
Looking at any successful organization you will notice that their internal culture is a key factor in its ability to meet organizational goals. It is clear that Tanglewood has a family/team oriented environment. For instance, people from the same region as the store will have better knowledge of its clientele and are a better fit because they know the culture of the environment and live in the same atmosphere as their workplace. With that being said I think it is essential that you develop the talent that you have within your organization.
Hire Yourself or Outsource: I believe it is essential for an organization such as this to conduct the hiring process, since who knows your business better than you do. Your level of expertise and identification with the organizational mission and culture…...

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