Dilemma at Devil Den

1726 Words Aug 27th, 2011 7 Pages
Case Report

On

Dilemma at Devil’s Den

Submitted to

Dr. S Khan

Submitted by : Group - 5

Aayush Shrivastava (2011005)

Adarsh Kamath (2011012)

Aditya Vikram (2011019)

Akshay Shukla (2011026)

Anchal Jain (2011033)

Anshul Garg (2011040)

Ashish Singh (2011047)

INTRODUCTION

Susan a business student at Mt Eagle College is working part time inside her campus snack bar ‘THE DEVIL’S DEN’ which is managed by contract with an external company COLLEGE FOOD SERVICE (CFS)

Student employees involved are those who worked at night shifts and on the weekends. They are students at the college and are under supervision of another student, who held the position of manager. There was approx 30 student
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Talking with employees was useless as they abuse rules themselves or clearly aware of what was going on but ignore it. It was very difficult for Susan, because she wanted to become a student manager next semester and did not want to create any negative waves that might prevent from doing so. So she is unsure of what to do in the meanwhile to clear her conscience and also not to jeopardise her future prospects as a prospective manager

BACKGROUND AND ANALYSIS OF CASE

This case primarily deals with ethics and personal values system and how it affects one’s reaction. It also depicts the behavioural influences of punishments and inefficiencies of the working organisation.

Susan is a student employee at Devil’s Den which is managed by College Food Service (CFS) and she is in dilemma between choosing right and wrong based on her values and ethics.

She is aware about the food thefts going on in the snack bar which is against her values and needed to be stopped. But at the same time she has also in her mind some negative consequences on her desires for becoming the student manager in next semester .

❖ Dilemma of values (content and strengths) ,the clash of what is required to be done at the workplace at the expense of the righteous approach according to her values and the consequences if the protagonist is willing to accept.

❖ The protagonist is torn between whether to be an

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