Week 5 DQ 2 “Decision Making” Please respond to the following: • Assess the impact of individual influences such as comfort for risk, cognitive style, personality, intuition, and creativity on the decision-making process in organizations.• Using attribution theory as a basis, determine which mistakes can be made as managers and employees work together to explain why problems occur.Week 6 DQ 1 “Power and Political Behavior” Please respond to the following: • Assess the most powerful person you know and what it is that makes the person powerful.
Week 7 DQ 2 Location, Layout, and Physical Facilities Please respond to the following: • Using the same small business you described in the first discussion, determine the best possible location for your business within driving distance of where you now live. • Discuss the layout and design configuration of a building you would like to use to house your business, including how you would comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Provide specific examples to support your response.
• Develop a short list (3-4 items) of best practices based on your analysis above that any organization could apply when putting a work team or group together.
• From the video, determine if Barcelona Restaurant Group management’s approach to conflict in the workplace would work at your current (or expected) place of work. Week 8 DQ 1 “Jobs and the Design of Work” Please respond to the following: • Redesign your current job (or design your desired job) using one of the traditional approaches to job design discussed in Chapter 14.
• Redesign your current job (or design your desired job) using one of the alternative approaches to job design discussed in Chapter 14.