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Question 19 0 out of 1 points_____ monitors and manages the performance of the subunits and individual managers who report to them.Question 20 1 out of 1 pointsAfter six months as a manager, new managers typically believe their job is:Question 21 0 out of 1 points
International Steel Group (ISG)As the day shift supervisor at the steel plant, you summon the six college students who are working for you this summer doing whatever you need done (sweeping up, sandblasting the inside of boilers that are down for maintenance, running errands, etc.). You walk them across the plant to a field where the company stores scrap metal “leftovers.” The area, about the size of a football field, is stacked with organized piles of metal. You explain that everything they see has just been sold. Metal prices, which have been depressed, have finally risen enough that the company can earn a small profit by selling its scrap.You point out that railroad tracks divide the field into parallel sectors, like the lines on a football field,so that each stack of metal is no more than 15 feet from a track. Each stack contains 390 pieces of metal. Each piece weighs 92 pounds and is about a yard long and just over 4 inches high and 4 inches wide. You tell the students that, working as a team, they are to pick up each piece, walk up a ramp to arailroad car positioned next to each stack, and then neatly position and stack the metal for shipment. That’s right, you repeat, 92 pounds, walk up the ramp, and carry the metal onto the rail car. The only way to get the metal into the rail cars is for the students to carry it.Based on an old report from the last time the company sold some of the metal, you know that over an eight-hour shift workers typically loaded about 30 to 31 pieces of metal parts per hour. At that pace, though, it will take your six students six weeks to load all of the metal, and the purchasing manager who sold it says it must be shipped in two weeks. So, without more workers (there’s a hiring freeze) and without forklifts, all of the metal has to be loaded by hand by these six workers in two weeks.Refer to ISG. You need to motivate the students to work much harder than they have been working all summer, and they have gotten used to a leisurely pace of work. One of the stated beliefs of _____ was that it is the management’s responsibility to pay workers fairly for their work, “a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work.”Selected Answer:[None Given]