In my opinion three most important sources of

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In my opinion, three most important sources of feedback are colleagues, friends and family, and myself. Colleagues give me feedback based (only) on my performance and outcome in the work, while friends and family give me an overall feedback about the journey that I made toward the goal. They tend to be more honest and criticize parts that I could have done better.
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Last but not least, I am reviewing my work after some time, to learn from my own mistakes and perform better next time. 16. Explain the three major threats to team effectiveness – social loafing, ash effect, and groupthink. There are 3 main threats that endanger the team effectiveness. Social loafing is the decrease in individual effort as the group size increases. In other words, as the team or company grows, certain individuals tend to rely on others and do less in comparison if they worked alone. Asch effect is a state of giving in to a unanimous, but wrong opposition. Groupthink is a cohesive unwillingness to realistically view alternatives. It occurs when members of the group follow the opinion of the leader without critical thinking. 17. List and explain which you believe are the five most important human-centered principles. Do Moral Principles Vary by Gender? Males perceived moral problems in terms of a justice perspective - Based on the ideal of reciprocal rights and driven by rules and regulations Women relied on a care perspective - Involves compassion and an ideal of attention and response to need General Moral Principles There are no absolute ethical answers for decision makers Goal for managers should be to rely on moral principles so decisions are principled, appropriate, and defensible The Magnificent Seven: General Moral Principles for Managers
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Six Candidate Ethical Principles 1. Golden Rule Do unto others as you would have them do unto you 2. Immanuel Kant’s Categorical Imperative If an action is not right for everyone to take, it is not right for anyone 3. Descartes’ Rule of Change If an action cannot be taken repeatedly, it is not right to take at all 4. Utilitarian Principle Take the action that achieves the higher or greater value 5. Risk Aversion Principle Take the action that produces the least harm or least potential cost 6. Ethical “no free lunch” Rule Assume that virtually all tangible and intangible objects are owned by someone unless there is a specific declaration otherwise
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18. How do you understand mutuality of interest and why is it important for managing organizations? Mutuality of interest is an optimal ratio between individual and organizational interests through win-win cooperation. Based on trust, honesty, openness and effective communication, the company increase the organizational effectiveness and create good working environment for its employees. To reach the stage of mutuality of interest, company needs to focus on its employees, motivate and train them, influence them, empower them to make decisions, communicate about all problems and lead them toward the goal. Team buildings are also very good opportunity to create a better team and maintain good relationship while focusing on the corporate goals. The importance of mutuality of interest is significant especially in terms of quality of working environment, satisfaction of employees and effectiveness of employees.
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  • Fall '15
  • TeeNearman
  • Management, Organizational studies and human resource management

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