Competing Values Framework Worksheet for Barilla Pasta
Please use this chart to analyze a podcast and video found via Blackboard and the links below :
Smith, R. (2012). Planet Money Episode 400: What Two Pasta Factories Tell Us About The Italian Economy. Zappos
In the chart below, fill in evidence about Barilla Pastas plant in Northern Italy and its plant in Southern Italy, both before the managers changes and after the changes. For the last three rows, use the evidence you have written below, along with the Competing Values Framework (found in the readings folder), to determine the culture in all places and times.
Category or Metric Zappos Barilla North Barilla South (beginning/before) Barilla South (end/after)
It is low because of the work environment 5% 10% It is 4% down for the last couple of years
Physical location, plant, office, etc.
It is orientated place
Self-expression it is the largest pasta restaurant at the whole world, it could take more than 100 soccer fields, it is beautiful town. It is different than the north because the south of Italy it is beach after beach, and it is no like the north. It is different than the north because the south of Italy it is beach after beach, and it is no like the north.
They are enjoying each other company Good Careless. They dont have respect for authorities. They call sick any time they want and wouldnt come to work for soccer games. They are afraid of their new manager actions.
Building a team and family spirit. They have show up because they know the restaurant is depending on them. Have doctor note to be excused from working. They decided to agree with one another not to miss work anymore.
Make sure everyone is happy; meaning of everyone it is the employees and customers. Good So hateful that everyone has an excuse to call out and not come to work and managers cant do anything about it. Determined of getting the absentee rate down.
Make sure everyone is happy; meaning of everyone it is the employees and customers. The manager job is to make sure everyone is doing their job correctly. Threatened to shut down the entire pasta plan. The manager sit down with each employee personally.
Does the organization seem to value stability or flexibility more? Stability Flexibility Flexibility Flexibility
Does the organization seem to focus more on inside the company or outside? Outside Inside Inside Inside
Using the Competing Values Framework , which type of organizational culture is this? Clan Hierarch Hierarch Hierarchy