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Attached. Please let me know if you have any questions or need revisions.College of Administrative and Financial SciencesMGT 312Term-II, 2020-2021Assignment 1Deadline: End of Week 7, 06/03/2021 @ 23:59Course Name:Student’s Name:Course Code:Student’s ID Number:Semester: IICRN:Academic Year: 1440/1441 HFor Instructor’s Use onlyInstructor’s Name:Students’ Grade: Marks Obtained/Out ofLevel of Marks: High/Middle/LowInstructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY• The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocatedfolder.• Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.• Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may bereduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.• Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.• Late submission will NOT be accepted.• Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students orother resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.• All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font.No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).•Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.Course Learning Outcomes-Covered••••Demonstrate a solid understanding of decision making process for complex issues pertainingto business environment both internally and externally. (1.2)Identify ethical issues and dilemmas that businesses often face and employ ethical standards inall manners and circumstances. (1.4 & 3.3)Apply and analyze various concepts of problem solving in diverse contexts and businesssituations. (1.5 & 2.2)Identify and analyze different perspectives on understanding problems for different situations.(3.1)Critical Thinking Case studies:Mr. Khaled is the HR manager in Alkhalili Company. Alkhalili Company is in construction business.In COVID-19, construction industry were affected a lot. Alkhalili Company were also affected andlost several projects. Some projects were gone in heavy loss. Company has decided to downsize itswork force.KHALID was in such a situation that telling the truth about staff layoff to his friends will make himdisloyal to the company. At the same time hiding about staff layoff from his close friend will makeKhaled disloyal towards his friend. In this case, Khaled may find it difficult to find out all factsespecially the time workers would take to find a new Job .Khaled, the workers, His Boss, society, thecompany are the affected stakeholders. The right of both the workers and company to know and hideabout layoff and the loyalty that company and workers expect from Khaled are the main ethical issuesKhaled face. The consequences of telling and hiding about the staff layoff would be, Khaled may losehis job, workers will get time to find other placement, Khaled will remain in good book of managementor workers have to suffer from sudden job loss. Anyway, before reaching a conclusion Khaled shouldhave to think about the duties towards company as an employee also about how society is going tovalue him by the decision he take. However, Khaled can warn both employees and management likenot to make any big financial commitment or about the after effect of hiding the layoff truth fromemployees. At last Khaled must take a decision considering all these factors and should have the gutto stand on the decision taken by him.Assignment Answer(s):(Marks 05)Alkhalili Company Case studyQ1.a.Concerning the issue facing Alkhalili Company, the main problem at hand is theorganization’s poor performance. Just like the organization in the manufacturing industry, Alkhalilihas also been affected. That is due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has led to the organizationlosing many projects. The company has also realized a massive loss from some of the projects it washandling.b.Apart from the organization’s poor performance, which is the main problem, other additionalproblems include losing a job. The organization is determined to lay off some employees as astrategy to maneuver through this pandemic. Another problem that has caused an ethical dilemma isthe organizational policy that prevents the human resource manager from informing the affectedemployees on time enough to make necessary arrangements.Q2.According to the current situation in Alkhalili, the organization is experiencing poorperformance that the COVID-19 pandemic has enhanced. As a result, it has to lay off some of itsemployees as the best strategy to survive through this challenging economic situation. Another issuealso arises from such action through the need to inform the employees early enough to enable themto make necessary arrangements and, if possible, secure other job positions before finally being laidoff. That can also lead to poor performance since most of them would not be concentrating on theircurrent duties. Khaled, the Company Human resource manager, is the most affected in this situation.He is facing an ethical dilemma on whether to inform his friends who form part of the employeesbecause failure to do so might consider him a betrayer.It is more appropriate for organizational management through the concept of Utilitarianism toengage in critical thinking and come up with a viable solution that will benefit both the organizationand all employees; if not, then the majority of them. For instance, to ensure they maintain betterperformance throughout their working period in the organization, the company can maintain theirpolicy if not informing them early; however, it should provide them a good incentive like a bonuswhich is equivalent to their three months’ salary as they are laid off. That will help them handle someof their experiences once they are out of the company’s payroll. Three months is a reasonablewindow period for them to seek other job opportunities. The organizat…



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