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Unformatted text preview: CheckPoint: Short Case: Management EMPLOYMENT BASICS You’ve recently been promoted to a supervisory position and are now responsible for coordinating the work of four other employees. Two of these workers are more than 20 years older than you are, and both have been with the company much longer than you have. Although you’ve tried to be supportive of them and have gone out of your way to praise their work, whenever there is some kind of disagreement, they go to your boss with the problem. You’ve asked them repeatedly to come to you with what-ever issues they have; they just ignore you and complain to other workers about reporting to someone your age. Design a strategy for dealing with these workers and your manager. When the two employees refuse to come to me about an issue it causes a few problems. First, this shows my boss half my employees do not have confidence in my ability to come to a just and fair decision about the issue. Second, they are making it plain for the other employees to just and fair decision about the issue....
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2011 for the course HUM 130 taught by Professor Georgegreaves during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '09