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CASE STUDIES CASE STUDIES A Requirement for Human Behavior in Organization A Requirement for Human Behavior in Organization TABLE OF CONTENTS CASE 1: RIGHTS UP IN SMOKE ……………………………………………………….3 CASE 2: THE CASE OF THE SILENT MURDERER…………………………………6 CASE 3: UNION DISCRIMINATION? ………………………………………………….7 CASE 4: ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE AT FABRIQUE DÉCOR …………..10 CASE 5: HORSEPLAY OR FIGHTING? ……………………………………………...12 CASE 6: MILANO’S PIZZA ……………………………………………………………..13 CASE 7: PLOWING THE SOUTH FORTY …………………………………………....16 CASE 8: FUNCTIONING UNDER FEMALE CHIEF EXECUTIVE…………………..19 CASE 9: EMPLOYEES REACT TO PAY CUTS ……………………………………...21 CASE 10: HOW TO MANAGE A LIBRARY …………………………………………...22 CASE 11: VIVEK HAS COMMUNICATION PROBLEM ……………………………..25…show more content…
QUESTIONS: 1. Would Renford be within his rights to fire Darlene Lambert for insubordination? Can he order Frank and Alice not to smoke so that Darlene can work in the room? How would you deal with this situation if you were Renford? 2. Do employees like Frank and Alice have a right to smoke? Does Darlene have a right to a smoke-free place? 3. What policy on smoking would you recommend to Redwood Associates? Is it possible for employers to find some compromise between smokers and non-smokers? Is it appropriate for companies to ban smoking altogether inside their facilities? 4. In 1914, Thomas Edison had a policy of employing “no person who smoked cigarettes.” Is such a policy discriminatory? Is it reasonable? REACTION/ ANSWERS: 1. No, Renford can’t fire Darlene just because of her insubordination because what she’s demanding is her right. Yes, he can order Frank and Alice to stop smoking in the files room. If I were Renford, I would make a policy that the main files room be a non-smoking place for safety purposes since smoking inside the room might cause fire and would lead to loss of important documents- an even larger problem. This would also benefit Darlene since it is every worker’s right for a workplace with a good working condition. Then I would
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