Ethical Dilemma,

Organizational Behavior (14th Edition)

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Evgeniy Bukatin Pr. Adou-Dy BUS 308 December 7, 2011 Chapter 18 – Ethical Dilemma 1. I think there is a trade-off between the higher performance and increased stress when stretching goals. In the U.S., managers push employees harder and harder to get as much effort from them as possible. In this situation, being an employee, it is important to manage stress and use both individual and organizational approaches. In my opinion, it is sad that Kathie Nunley missed her son's art competition; however, it is her choice to work for the company that requires her to travel over 100 days a year. 2. I think managers should think of stress when setting goals for employees; they should get the best out of workers, but also take care of the employees’ health, so the employees are
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Unformatted text preview: able to approach next goals. Managers should find balance between the continuous productivity and stretching goals. They also should give employees enough time to complete the tasks, and then it is up to employees how to manage the time without getting stressed out. Besides, mangers should provide organizational approaches to manage stress, for example, wellness programs. 3. I would respond well on stretch goals because I perform well under stress; however, after accomplishing goals, I need a break. I will not be able to work with the same efficiency and productivity for several straight hours. Stress increases my performance, but it also affects my mental and physical conditions. I may feel headache and anxiety and change my eating habits....
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