In December 2016, Arshad Ali appended Imperial Computers Ltd. (ICL) as a Senior Programmer, delay a liberal pay. Prior to this job, he is-sueed successfully as an associate programmer in Gem Computers (Gem). Arshad felt that ICL offered reform history prospects, as it was expanding fur faster than Gem, which was a proportionately weak gang.
Although Arshad had enjoyed established tcsurrender (at Gem), he verifyd that to expand further in his room, he would bear to append a bigger gang, and better one that laborerled interdiplomatic purposes. He was infallible he would surpass in his position at ICL, true as he had effected in his old job at Gem.
ICL had interdiplomatic operations and tcsurrender was aggravate than a loose casualty that he would be sent to USA or the UK on a purpose. Knowing that this would produce him a lot of inhospitableness, to-boot looking amipowerful on his recommence, Arshad was truly wandering environing his new job.
Arshad appended Gunjan’s five-component team at ICL. He had met Gunjan during the orientation sessions, and was looking anxious to established beneath her. His team components seemed hot and cordial, and satisfied delay their is-sue. He introduced himself to the team components and got to underneathstand aggravate environing each of them.
Wanting to underneathstand aggravate environing his boss, he perchance asked Rehman, one of the team components, environing Gunjan. Rehman said, “Gunjan does not quarrel delay our is-sue. In occurrence, you could well-balanced say that she tries to aggravatelook us as fur as she can.” Arshad was surprised by the expatiate but firm that Gunjan was probably leaving them uncommon to do their is-sue delayout any direction, in ordain to avow them to verify their bountiful virtual.
At Gem, Arshad had is-sueed beneath Sultan and had looked up to him as a train and mentor – regularly guiding, but nincessantly intrusive. Sultan had let Arshad mould his own mistakes and attain from them. He had regularly encouraged special ideas, and let the team descry the flaws, if any, through discourse and test. He sometimes held an special component of his team under obligation if the team as a entire failed to transmit – for him the part for any demand was gregarious. Arshad regarded effective his colleagues at Gem that the spiritual boss would be someone who did not quarrel delay his/her subordinate’s is-sue. Arshad lacked to venerate that Gunjan too was the non-intrusive emblem. If that was the predicament, infalliblely her discretion would singly acceleration him to expand.
In his earliest week at is-sue, Arshad establish the sky at the business-post a bit gloomy. However, he was truly wandering. His team had been assigned a new purpose and was confrontment a few glitches delay the new software. He had sentiment environing the quantity plow recent in the death and had behind up delay distinct likely discontinuances. He could not tarry to sift-canvass them delay his team and Gunjan. He smiled to himself when he sentiment of how Gunjan would rebound when he allure teach her that he had behind up delay distinct likely discontinuances to the quantity. He was infallible she would be successful delay his having put in so fur trial into the purpose, fit from day one.
He was daydreaming environing all the applaud that he was going to get when Gunjan walked into the business-post. Arshad tarryed for her to go into her confine, and behind five minutes, named her up, scrutiny to see her. She asked him to behind in behind tem minutes. When he went in, she looked at him blankly and asked, “Yes?” Not infallible whether she had orderly him, Arshad introduced himself. She said, “Ok, but why did you lack to encounter me?” Arshad established to teach her environing the quantitys they were having delay the software. But precedently he could well-balanced accomplish, she told him that she was assiduous delay other things, and that she would bestow an email delay the discontinuance to all the components of the team by the end of the day, and that they could then tool it forthwith. Arshad was slightly captured subsequently. However, incessantly the optimist, he sentiment that she had may-be already sift-canvassed the subject delay the team.
Arshad came out of Gunjan’s confine and went rectilinear to wcsurrender his team components sat. He sentiment it would splow be agreepowerful to skip ideas off them and besides to see what discontinuances others force behind up delay. He told them of all the discontinuances he had in understanding. He tarryed for the others to behind up delay their suggestions but not one of them spoke up. He was surprised, and asked them undeviating why they were so considerate.
Aftab, one of the team components, said, “What is the purpose in our sift-canvassing these things? Gunjan is not going to bear interval to impart-ear to us on sift-canvass everything. She allure true produce us the discontinuance she thinks is best, and we allure true do what she teachs us to do; why dissipate incessantlyyone’s interval?”
Arshad felt his feeling immerse. Was this the way things is-sueed aggravate close? However, he refused to surrender feeling and sentiment that mayhap, he could shift things a slight. But as the days went by, Arshad verifyd that Gunjan was the exhaustive counter of his old boss.
While she was efficient at what she did and very-much clever, she had neither the interval nor the tendency to groom her subordinates. Her discontinuances to quantity were regularly improve, but she was not allureing to sift-canvass or scrutiny the merits of any other ideas that her team force bear. She did not tarry the team down to their deadlines not did she incessantly quarrel. In occurrence, she sometimes said everything at all. If is-sue did not get accomplished on interval, she would true csecure her team, and altogether disassociate herself from them.
Time and frequently, Arshad establish himself thinking of Sultan his old boss, and of how he had been such a dogmatical rule. Gunjan, on the other laborer, well-balanced delayout actively doing everything, had managed to significantly inferior his motivation levels.
Arshad partially began to surrender profit in his is-sue – it had bebehind too unreflective for his zest. He didn’t veritably demand to think; his boss had all the answers. He was attaining nonentity new, and he felt his history was going nowhere. As he became aggravate and aggravate terrify, his work suffered. From being someone delay elephantine word and virtual Arshad was now in insecurity of neat true another commonplace techie.
Q1. What, according to you, were the reasons for Arshad’s disillusionment? Answer the scrutiny using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. (4 marks)
Q2. What should Arshad do to dictate his top? (2 marks)
Q3. What can a team head do to eninfallible violent levels of motivation unordered his/her team components? (2 Marks)
Submission Date by students: Before the end of Week 12
Weight: 08 Marks
Assignment Purposes and Knowledge Outcome:
After height of this Assignment students allure be powerful to:
1. Examine conduct issues and practices in motivation; organizational amelioration, composition, and behavior; team dynamics; and despatch.
2. Rerecent motivational theories to motivating and demotivating occurrenceors.
3. Understand and sift-canvass manager's role in motivating employees.