Q#1. Mr. Yasir is a manager at Oxford University Press, a publishing house which is a very employee-friendly company. The differentiation between managers and subordinates is flexible and the nature of reporting relationships is flexible and informal. Yasir recently assigned five of eight of his assistants to work on a new publication assignment with a fairly tight deadline because he believed that these efficient employees would function even better with each other’s support. A week before the deadline, however, Yasir realized that the group had been dodging work as each of the members thought that the project was not just his or her responsibility. Additionally, under the gesture of working together, the team was actually doing their personal work, surfing the Internet, or just socializing. Explain what kind of scenario is this and how Mr. Yasir can overcome this problem.
Q#2. Mr. Kaleem is a team leader at a software house that develops software programs for clients using. He selected the best performing team for this task but Kaleem surprised to see that team’s performance was declining. He decided to speak with the team members individually and find a solution. After interviewing team members, he determined that one of the team members performed routine administrative tasks that were hardly visible to any of the other team members and understood that this was a case of social loafing which demotivated the entire group. Which of the following would most likely improve the performance of the employee who was social loafing?
Q#3. ) Amir Shoail, a sales manager at Packages, a card board designing company, had a new member, Waseem Akram, join his team. During Waseem’s interview, Amir felt he would be a productive sales executive, but his performance is below the mark. Consistently in the past three months, waseem is unable to reach his targets and is falling behind annual targets. Amir assumes that Waseem is not determined and motivated enough to do what it takes. As, a HR manager what steps you will take to motivate or uplift the attitude of Waseem?
4) Harris is a former top management graduate student who now works as a project manager at a retail firm. However, despite his strong educational background, he often finds it difficult to manage his team efficiently. He is not able to understand her team’s emotions when they feel frustrated with a work challenge or when they need appreciation for a job well done. Harris suffer from trauma, suggest him what should he do manage the situation?
Q#5. What have you learned during the course Organizational Behaviour (theoretically and Practically).
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