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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 10 Ethical Dilemma Answer #2 I would choose answer #2 work: overtime and find an alternate plan. Kristin may be upset but if it can be presented in a way that would make her look better she might go for it. Sara started to experience stress when Kristin told her to “make the numbers work”. Staying even longer with staff that is already overworked is potentially a recipe for disaster. In “Coping with Unreasonable Demands” by Mind Tools (2011), unreasonable demands can be a tremendous source of stress. Furthermore, middle managers like Kristin can be amplifying the importance of the project just to gain approval or a promotion by senior management (2011). Daft & Marcic (2009) would suggest that Kristin sees the ends justifying the means and just as long as she shines then it’s all good. Kristin has a Machiavellian trait that research argues could benefit modern day then it’s all good....
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