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MGT501 GDB No.1 Solution and Discussion  last dat May 29, 2015.

GDB#01 Dated: May 25, 15

Important announcement

Graded Discussion Board

Human Resource Management (MGT501)


Dear Students!


This is to inform that Graded Discussion Board (GDB) No. 01 will be opened on May 27, 2015 for discussion and last date for posting your discussion will be May 29, 2015.


Topic/Area for Discussion

 “People and Their Behavior


This Graded Discussion Board will cover first 13 lessons.


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Please Discuss here about this GDB.Thanks

Our main purpose here discussion not just Solution

We are here with you hands in hands to facilitate your learning and do not appreciate the idea of copying or replicating solutions.

People and Their Behavior

The manners in which people acts or behaves.

A response of an individual or group to an action, environment, person, or stimulus.

• Skills & Abilities
• Personality
• Perceptions
• Attitudes
• Values
• Ethics

A female manager of a company has just been promoted as Deputy Director. In the first meeting, the CEO introduced her to new colleagues who were all male and said, “At least we’ll get some decent tea in these meetings from now on, eh?” Almost everyone laughed. For some reasons, she did not contribute much in the meeting and the CEO later asked to HR Director. ‘‘I hope we have not made a mistake. She does not seem to be a team player at all.”

Discussion question:


As an HR Director, discuss the perceptual problem(s) in above situation.


Important Instructions:

1. Your discussion must be based on logical facts. Word limit is 100-150 words

3. Do not copy or exchange your answer with other students.

4. Obnoxious or ignoble answer should be strictly avoided.

5. The GDB will open and close on the specified date and time. Please note that no grace day or extra time will be given for posting comments on GDB.

6. Questions/queries related to the content of the GDB, which may be posted by the students on MDB or via e-mail, will not be replied till the due date of GDB is over.

One of the most popular areas of human study contains sociology, psychology and anthropology, all of which explores human behavior from another perspective.

Components of Attitudes

Cognitive -- thinking

Affective -- feeling

Behavioral -- doing

The cognitive component consists of a person’s beliefs, opinions, knowledge, and
information held by a person.

The affective component of an attitude is the
emotional, or feeling, segment of an attitude.

The behavioral component of an attitude
refers to an intention to behave in a certain

Change of the Person and Acquisition of the new attitudes and values:
When a person works in a company, he or she gradually learns what is expected
and begins to develop a new personality that is consistent with the organisation
depending, the person works for sometime in the same organization.
Socialisation process is not limited to the entry point in an organisation. Rather, it is
a continuous process throughout person's career path.
Socialisation occurs every time employee makes a move in an organisation. As
people move vertically up the organisation's hierarchy, they encounter different
norms, values and attitudes. At the entry stage, employees must assimilate these new
factors if they are to be successful, and the potential is there for an alteration of their
Economic conditions, competitions and technological advances can cause an
organisation to change its basic orientation: The resulting adaptation will bring new
forces to bear on each organisation member - forces which may alter personalities

I think as she was only female and when CEO introduced her and delivered statement like joke for congenial environment then all the members laughed this thing made her confused and she perceived that she is being made fun by others but infact it was not so.

An the other side as she was only female & it was her 1st meeting so to behave reservely is natural. I think it is too fast to declare about her as she is not team player which is perceived by CEO.

( I think this is the best way to discuss the given situation.. Please guide & help.. It is bit confusional.. Plz join me... )

I agreed with you Adeel bhai...

Thanks Asif bhai for joining me............... I always get help from you.. GOD bless you brother



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