Comfort Zone and Weak Leadership

Mr. Dean’s stay with the hotel has made him a tenacious worker. Despite his mastery in his field, he still gives high regard for details when making decisions or just simply going about his work. His high regard for details coincides with his pragmatic work style. The long service that he has rendered to the hotel has also given him a high tolerance for lack of order and has made him an unyielding manager and employee.

You can download excellent powerpoint slides on HR management, business strategy and personal development HERE.

However, at present, indicators show that he is not motivated in his job but claims that the laundry department still performs satisfactorily. He commented that he is working for the sake of working, and is just waiting for retirement day. When asked further, Mr. Dean expressed his grievances about the current condition of the aging laundry equipment and lack of chemical supplies plus the shortage in manpower yet a heavy workload of laundry washing. He said that these have been aging problems in his department and until now, the management has failed to take action on these issues. Continue reading

Member of the Labor Union

Mr. Messi began his career in this hotel in the laundry department and after 26 long years, he is still in this department. The length of stay in one department seemed to have frustrated Mr. Messi from the way he reacted and replied to questions during the interview. He emitted an air of sarcasm and pessimism showing little interest to the interview.

As refelected in his profile and observable behavior is his relatively low need to finish, low need to lead people and poor controls in monitoring the work and actions of his staff. Mr. Messi seems to have given up and prefers to lead in a highly democratic style. As an active member of the labor union, he seems to capitalize his role which he brings along on the job particularly in the laundry department. Continue reading

Free Excellent Slides on HR Management

Download for FREE - excellent slides on Fundamentals of HR Management and HR Scorecard !!