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The basic objective of this discussion is to familiarize students with different managerial roles at workplace according to Mintberg's classification of managerial roles.

Learning Outcome:

After participating in this GDB; It will enable the students to learn how to perform different managerial roles in a certain situation.

The Premise

Sohana Tea company established in 1960, made its value in heart of customers through its best quality tea, attractive packaging, and its TVC.  Mr. Ali Kareem joined the company as the new CEO in 2015. Being very energetic and motivated, he focused on the research and development department along with employee training. Sohana tea company introduced new brands like Ice tea of different flavors and Special Qehwas. In July 2018, a video went viral on Social media that the company’s Black tea bags are contaminated with insects in them and the hashtag #BanSohanaTea on the internet brought the company into crisis. The company recalled its products from all grocery stores in the country. The CEO  Mr. Ali Kareem appeared in front of the Electronic media with apologies and assured that the products would not be placed on the shelves without ensuring product protection.

Point of Discussion:

Being a student of Management, analyze the above scenario and identify three management roles played by Mr. Ali Kareem keeping Mintzberg's classification of managerial roles in view. Justify each role with at least one logical argument.

(Words Limit: 100 Words)

Student’s Guide

1.      Keep your discussion with the mentioned scenario and irrelevant answers and material will not be graded.  

2.      Be careful from those blogs who are promoting cheating culture among our students and killing their creativity and critical thinking. Answers copied from such blogs will be straightaway marked as zero. Similarly, any relevant or irrelevant material copied from internet sources will get the same treatment. It can seriously damage your grades.

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MGT503 GDB No.1 2021 Solution

MGT503 GDB Fall 2021 solution idea:



Three Management roles played by Mr. Ali Kareem are as following:

  1. Being very energetic and motivated, he focused on the research and development along with employee
  2. Sohana tea company introduced new brands like ice
  3. Different flavors and special Qehwas.


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