Individual Analysis of an Organisation Assignment

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Individual analysis of anOrganisation
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3a) Introduction to the organisation..............................................................................................3b) Expected challenges in implementation and recommended strategies to address..................4c) Evidence of a genuine commitment to sustainability.............................................................7d) Introducing a company wide Operationsimprovement strategy.................................................................................................................8CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................11REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................12
INTRODUCTIONIn today's era, role of sustainability and operational excellence is the vital scope to tasksof any firm to gain profitability into the market along with production of goods or services. Also,sustainability is about how organisation performs when producing goods or services to growhigh performance of any business firm (Henttonen, et. al., 2016). Focal purpose of sustainabilityis to increase ability of the firm to develop its reach and led process of business with values andcore ethics. This report will be carry on Volkswagen UK Plc is one of the leading automotivefirm known for its quality of automotive car or vehicles. Volkswagen is specialised in makingcars, SUV and engine and sell it to the other automotive firm.Volkswagen's biggest market isthe United Kingdom which deliver 40% of its sales and profits. In the UK, Volkswagen hasgiven tag line of the “people car”. Although, firm is working in manufacturing and selling of thecar, SUV's, automotive parts along with full-fledged outsourcing of the engines.Here, my role isof consultant to recommends Volkswagen to be practical & loyal for sustainability and developexcellence out of their operations. Moreover, focus of this project is to cover discussion aboutoperation excellence and sustainability of the business. Volkswagen is facing challenges relatedto control of pollution and lack of support to take remedial actions.Along with this, challengessuch as downgrading of the operational method, lack of emerging workforces to take implementssolution on pollution control as part of the sustainability. Also, report will cover discussion onexternal and internal challenges along with scenario planning with use of a TOWS analysis andthen analysis of the stakeholders.b) Expected challenges in implementation and recommended strategies to addressAs, in the previous assessment, clear issue or say challenges occurred are measured ascritical and therefore correct solution is required to implement in the future production process tobuild sustainability and process for long time duration (Healey, et. al., 2017). Challengesassociated to Volkswagen are both internal and external such as TOWS and Pestle analysis isvital to identifies any forces which is highly threat for sustainability along with its core values tooperates in the UK. In the past period, Volkswagen has faced lots of breakthrough of thecustomer trust, software fix issue to indicate emission light along with decreasing standards oftheir performances. InPestle analysis, forces such as political, economic, social, technological
etc., are found relevant to put given scenario to check for perfect solution & outcomesThecritical challenges in context of the internal and external are as follows:External challenges:For this, major points such as political, economic, social &technological factors. So , external challenges are as under:Political:Due to change of the governance, several legal regulation is turn up byauthority in regards of the nature protection and also taxation policies, which is seriously instantburden on automotive sector to adapt into the defined manner. Such related policies has initiatedpreviously, whenever political adaptation happen, new elected bodies have amend these policiesand forcefully automotive sector needs to be implement such change within a set time period.Due to time constraint, automotive sector is prominent to invest huge in adaptability of suchchanges in policies (Bogers and et. al., 2017). Chaos and instability or heavy taxation bygovernments can lead to loss and business disruption. As a result, this continuous changes inpolicies has become headache for Volkswagen to take instant action for getting solution of theiremission warning light software issues to go along with policies stated in the given policies. Thisis seriously a severe situation for Volkswagen to survive into the UK market.Economical:Economic factors have a direct effect on businesses and they do byeffecting demand. In UK, where inflation rate is recorded at 1.9 percent and exchange rate is alsogoing unstable, ultimately this has create burden on automotive industries to pump money intheir product development, Due to inflation situation, it’s not affordable for Volkswagen to putadvance technologies in its car and then cut down its prices. If they do so, huge decline will beseen in their capability to build or grow profits. Hence, it would not be affordable for this firm toinvest money in software fix issues.Social:Social awareness and diversification is one of the prominent elements of thesocial change. In UK, which is largest tourism hub and contributes to 19 percent of revenue tothe nation, people and governance has started focused on environmental protection and cleanclimate to this nation (Saridakis and et. al., 2017) To promote this, government of the UK haspassed advisory for firms who are working in automotive to develop core values in favour ofenvironmental protection. Failure of emission warning light is recalls for Volkswagen to rectifyit in 290000 cars in lesser time.Technological:Due to the technological advancement in automotive sector, majorchallenges is being faced by firm to keep it work and lower down chances of its failure. So, they
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