Simon neil Corporate Solutions
To: Mr. Ldo Perdra (CEO, SSCS)
From: Mr. Augustin (Vice-President of Human Resources)
CC: None (Confidential)
Date: March 18, 2012
Re: Leadership-Development Programs
This is in response to your request for our office to evaluate the merit of Ms. Mitchell’s proposal that we establish and fund a new leadership-development program for our high-potential fourth-year associates.
At the 2012 year-end senior-management offsite, the director of operations suggested that Simpson Seiler Corporate Solutions (SSCS) establish a leadership-development program to prepare our high-potential fourth-year associates for future advancement into …show more content…
3.0 Conclusion and Recommendation
I speak for truth and common sense. SSCS should not invest in the proposed initiative to send its high-potential fourth-years for annual leadership training. Leadership development programs are wasteful because the money is not well-spent. The advocate of this idea, Ms. Mitchell, is not really concerned about developing leaders for SSCS. Instead, Ms. Mitchell has a personal agenda to discredit me personally and push the theories of the Irwin Corey Center. As VP of Human Resources, I don't think those theories are appropriate for the culture of SSCS.
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