Instead when Mike joked, clowned, and protested the “before 8:30 a.m.” meeting times, Christine did not confront him on the spot and address a potential problem early on. In addition, the other members laughed and did not seem to think Mike’s attitude and lack of participation would be a problem. The next stage of “Norming” was when all others were cooperating except for Mike. Christine could have consulted with Professor Thiel who had the authority to handle situations like that at a different level. The case stated that the Professor stressed dealing with in-house problems on their own, but if the problems could not be resolved, then they could report them to
As a leader, Christine could have encouraged Mike to the importance of being present for group meetings so he can be part of the team. For instance, at the lunch room incident when Mike walked away, she could have talked with him individually and explained to him that she perceives that he does not feel welcome and has been avoiding team meetings. Christine could address the how important it is to attend the team meetings, explain to him the "WWIFM" (what's in it for me) aspects and the fact that team needs him as he has so much that could contribute and add value to the team. She could also indicate that the team's success will only be possible when every member contributes. By doing that, she can help ensure that Mike is able to join the group during the forming stage and hopefully move quickly to the norming and then performing stages.
This film was centered on the belief of common misconception. Both, John and Carol, had misunderstandings and each one of them could have tried better to see clearly, what was going on. From the point of view of John, all he thought he was doing was helping Carol, and he thought that he was not sexually harassing her. This caused John to become furious when he found out the news about his tenure. From the point of view of Carol, she wanted help from Professor John in order to raise her grade (Oleanna 1).
Mike recognized that if he comes up with an excuse then Christine would just pickup the slack as evident in the case study when Mike called Christine saying he was going through a rough period due to a combination of school, work and problem with his girlfriend. Christine empathized with him and ended up discussing his notes with the team. The second problem was that Christine was not incorporating the rest of the team when trying to find a solution concerning the lack of participation by Mike. If the rest of the team were included then collectively they could have persuaded Mike to take his role seriously. One possible solution Christine could have taken during the forming stage was to adapt a team decision-making process.
How can you get to the bottom of an issue if employees are upset of being accused of doing their job wrong? Manzoni should have been the one to conduct this meeting to stress the importance of doing the input correctly she is the chief executive officer (CEO). Employees basically rejected everything they were told because of Singh’s approach to the training and the way she talked to them, it is evident since the data entry worsened. Training should lead to improvement not a decline in the services. These are all potential sources of the problem.
In this stage members are willing to change their preconceived ideas or opinions on the basis of facts presented by other members that actively ask questions of one another. By using this stage Christine would have gotten the members comfortable with one another, which would resolve the issue of Mike feeling left out or not important. Problem Identification Christine was voted to be the team coordinator for the group. She was having an issue with one of the members not attending the scheduled meetings. On two occasions when the team had met informally Mike became offended by the gathering as if they were planned behind his back.
He gained many followers by manipulation and helped them all hit rock bottom, and by doing so they are able to destroy their false self and over, because only when you have reached an all time low you will not have anywhere else to go but up, his belief was once you hit bottom that when you can truly achieve perfection. His motivation for everything was to help everyone find their true self and get rid of their consumerist materialist self. Siddhartha is searching for the same thing, to find his true self, but compared to Tyler Siddhartha has a completely different way of finding his goal. Siddhartha went on search for wisdom. He left his home on a search because he felt his parents and teachers had taught him everything they could offer him.
The Wave prevented students from thinking and acting as individuals. This is evident in the novel when each student was expected to believe and value the same salutes and mottoes as part of the Wave. Not only were students expected to act and think alike; but the individuals who refused to believe in the Wave’s requirements were rejected by the group, resulting to isolation. As stated by Laurie, ‘The Wave has become an obsession... no one is thinking for themselves anymore,’ this quote represents the loss of individuality as students were brainwashed into thinking certain things regarding the Wave. Not only was the loss of individuality an effect of the Wave, but the way the students interacted with one another was also affected.
This was her first misstep. Bogle takes it as a fact that all her interviewees told the truth and also that no one would join the culture by choice. The men and women could have lied in order to seem more respectable in the eyes of Bogle, their elder and a psychologist. For example, some women may have said that peer pressure was their reason to join simply because they felt that Bogle would have seen them as a “slut” if they had actually wanted to participate in the hook-up culture. Secondly, she also assumed that all students cared enough about others’ opinions that they would have been swayed by the pressure placed upon them.
“He intended to invent an utterly new life for himself…to symbolize the complete severance from his previous life…” McCandless’ intentions were clear to him and he made it clear for others to see that he wanted to start over. Although I can admit that McCandless showed arrogance by not thinking thoroughly of his actions, in the novel he says in his own words that in some way this would be getting back at his parents for a life that was not in some sense true simply because