HRM Case Study 1:
You Mr. A of Alfa community, are a newly appointed manager of a workshop, which has been categorised as an essential service. This means that the workshop must function on all the days. Rules lay down that, at least, two individuals must be on duty irrespective of their seniority or specialisation. The workshop is manned by an equal number of individuals of the two communities, Alfa and Beta. A good tradition has been built, i.e. when one community has a festival, the workers from the other community man the workshop and vice versa. Recently, there were labour union election and Mr. Beta community has been elected as the leader. The new leader is reported to be very Whimsical (unusual), though very good at heart. Your day of trial dawned when it came to light that on Friday next, both the communities claim to be their religious day. Both the communities want the other community to perform the duty on that day. While Alfa community is banking on you; the others are equally sure of their union leader from beta community winning the day for them. You realise that there have been a lot of discussions and more negotiations and discussions are making the situation worse. The attitudes of both the parties are hardening and the last discussions had ended as a war of words. You do not want to damage the good relations between the two communities built over the years but still have to solve the problem. What will you do? Solve this case using following method:
Give all the possible solutions available for the case along with advantage and disadvantage for each solution. Compare the solutions and justify the best solution.
Give suitable Title for this case.
HRM Case Study 2:
Mr.Bhat, Human Resource Manager of IVS Group of companies approached the CEO on 30th march, 2007 and apprised him of the absence of Mr.Ajay Vaidhya, Assistant Accountant in the Corporate Finance Department, for the past one month and requested him to approve the show-cause...
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