However, many employees chose to left the firm despite the retention bonus which points towards lack of attention to hygiene factors. The financial crisis and the looming possibility of inevitably losing their jobs may have caused dissatisfaction among those employees. In addition, by analysing the behaviour of AIG employees after receiving the retention bonus many of their needs can be conceptualized in the context of the need hierarchy. Many of the employees feared strong response from the public if
1.1 Identify causes of conflict at work (12) According to a study by Bell and Hart in 2000 and 2002, there are 8 causes of conflict. Conflicting resources, conflicting styles, expectations, goals, pressures and roles, different personal values, and unpredictable policies. Poor management can cause conflict in the workplace. If the team don’t know the boundaries and goals, or if they are unclear of what job they are supposed to be doing, they will start to clash. I think this was the case in my workplace, due to naivety and lack of confidence.
Workers may quit based upon the inability to fulfill the job requirements. Employee/Employer communication is a vital key in any business situation. Fellow employees can be harsh and cruel causing others to feel uncomfortable and wanting to quit. These are just a few explanations for why the high employee turnover rate is high. High employee turnovers seem like a serious problem without any type of solutions.
ATLANTIC STORE FURNITURE CASE ANALYSIS Organization Behavior 530 October 8, 2013 Words: 1684 The Atlantic Store Furniture case depicts a hostile work environment composed of woodworking and metalworking employees. The former entity is belittling the other by means of intimidation and harassment. The relationship between the two groups of the company Atlantic Store Furniture (ASF) has plummeted. The employee’s negative and non-constructive behaviors have escalated to a level uncontrollable by management. Previous efforts by management to find a solution to these issues were unsuccessful.
Singh should not have had to convince Manzoni that a problem exists. If there is a problem it should have been evident through the reports and not feelings or predictions on what may occur. The “meeting was acrimonious” (Brickley, Smith, & Zimmerman, 2009, p. 38) that is a problem it means everyone was defensive and upset. Singh was basically conducting the meeting in a hostile way, attacking everyone for the errors that have been occurring. How can you get to the bottom of an issue if employees are upset of being accused of doing their job wrong?
There was also a lack of proper training among the line foremen which made the foremen unable to operate the company sufficiently. Due to a lack of improper training, the foremen were unable to handle the stress of being caught in between the confusion among the employee union and the management. Instead of supplying the employee accurate training, the supervisor concluded to coerce the foremen to produce results. The tension between the supervisors and the foremen resulted in chaos among them and the workers beneath them. The foremen and the supervisors were under stress and were measured based upon their production.
PART A Company Q is missing an opportunity to be a leader in the area of social responsibility within the community they serve and to their employees. Its current attitude towards social responsibility could impact their business for the long-term. They may continue to lose customers if it continues on this current self-destructive business path. They appear to be of the opinion that the high crimes rates are leading to losses. Perhaps they believe that the employees are contributing to the revenue losses and are stealing merchandise.
Question #1 What do you think is causing some of the problems in the bank’s home office and branches? Answer: Since employee turnover is high, there definitely has to be a problem in the employees’ dissatisfaction with their work. The reasons for this dissatisfaction can range from a low salary to a bad work environment. Furthermore, In one of the branch offices, the supervisor stated that “with customers to see and loans to be made, she had little time to work with the new employeesas they came and went.” This means that training is inadequate, and the employees are less equipped with the knowledge and expertise needed to be successful, which can lead to poor performance. Since the employees seem to have the skills needed (Johnson precisely knew how to operate the machine, but did not know the name of machine), the problem here comes from the administration’s inability to help train the employees not so much the employee’s lack of human capital.
Other examples which are commonly see, students did not enjoy their works, they were sent to work differently from what they had agreed, and they cannot work well with their colleagues. No matter what problems students had, they cannot change their jobs because it was under the agreements and contracts that they might be charged and fined if they change or quit their jobs, and if they have quitted, they have to return to their countries immediately. The solution for all these problems is to bear with their jobs. The working wages in USA is higher