Essays on Organizational Behavior: The Problems that Exist for George at ABC Consulting Case Study

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The paper "Organizational Behavior: The Problems that Exist for George at ABC Consulting" is a good example of a management case study.   Just like many modern organizations; ABC consulting is facing employees’ management problems. Kiazad (2013, p. 238) contend that George is one of the employees who have become a victim of such problems after working in the organization for just three months. George after applying for work in several two places was lucky to get two call-ups, Big 4 organization and ABC Consulting, chose the former thinking that it was the right place to advance his career (Kiazad, 2013, p.

238). However, this was not to be as he experienced several problems. First, there was; no motivation at ABC Consulting as demonstrated by the offering of low salary (Kiazad, 2013, p. 238). For instance, the area manager, Janet told George on his first day at work that they do not offer big salaries. According to Piers & Kö nig (2006, p. 893), organization behavior theorists, however, argued that a high salary and rewards motivate employees. They went ahead to argue that low motivation at the workplace has a severe effect on employees because it arouses, maintains, and directs them towards realizing the organizational goals (Piers & Kö nig, 2006, p. 895).

The absence of it leads to low performance and even high rates of turnover. On the first day, Janet told George that even though the company does not offer a large salary, it provides a bonus for every employee after three months of probation and confirmation (Kiazad, 2013, p. 239). She went ahead to state that three months are just a formality and everyone gets the 10 percent bonus.

Kiazad (2013, p. 239) posited that after three months George was denied the bonus and made up his mind to resign. In a nutshell, the rewards are associated with behavior reinforcement. Another problem faced by George at ABC consulting was the lack of work-life balance which he was contemplating. Work-life balance is very important for individual employees since it gives them ample time to relieve the hard day of hustle and also to engage in home chores (Reynolds, 2005, p. 1318).


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