Read the Northrop Grumman Case study and respond to the following questions:
- What is the most important lesson(s) that NGC thinks it has learned about evaluating and integrating acquisitions well from an HR perspective?
- How successful is NGC, really, at managing MAs? How do you measure success?
- NGC has moved to the use of a “virtual data room,” which means that MA team
members no longer have to meet physically. Explain the pros and cons of this
innovation. Should NGC continue in this vein?
- What recommendations would you make to NGC’s HR manager to make to improve the integration of employees of newly acquired organizations into the NGC culture?
Shell Australia: Shell Australia came into existence in 1901 and Perth has its Headquarters. Shell operations in Australia: It primarily deals with the exploration and production of oil and gas and aviation fuel. Its functions also include sale of liquefied natural gas to the western Australia and liquefied petroleum gas to other markets. Generally, about one thousand flights a day gets fuels from here. Shell’s Organisational design for its subsidiaries: Shell Indonesia’s organisation structure is divided into three steps: upstream, downstream and project & technology Upstream: Upstream business includes extraction of crude oil, natural gas, conversion of natural gas to liquids and then sale of these. It also includes production of electricity from wind power. Units of Upstream Business: There are two organisational sections that are 1 Upstream America: Whole America comes under this section. 2 Upstream International: Whole of the world except America comes under second section. Downstream: Refined products are manufactured here by converting crude oil. For this shell has established their manufacturing unit to get energy products and marketing unit to sell these products. Project and Technology: These centres are established across countries to support the upstream and downstream businesses technically. These also provide technological capabilities. Strategic alliances: With Indonesia: 1 A plan of opening lubricant centre in Indonesia was initiated by shell global. It will be in the Maruna centre and use 75000 square metre land. Shell global will hold full control over here and lubrications will be imported from shell global. It will not cause any harm to the environment and will protect the society from environmental effects. 2 Shell bitumen will be used for the growth in Indonesia. It is a waterproof material used in construction. To enhance the connection between Indonesian archipelago, shell bitumen will be used to make roads, infrastructure and airports. 3 A gas project will be opened by the government in the java to fulfil the demands of commercial and domestic people. It is a joint venture started between 4 partners that are PT Perlamina, EP Cepu, Mobil Cepu Ltd and local government. With Australia:>GET ANSWER