Whole Foods Hiring Process in Terms of Managing Team Composition
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Course Learning Outcomes-Covered
|1||Apply Organizational behavior knowledge and skills to manage diversified culture in the organizational settings (Lo 2.2).
Colquitt, J. A., LePine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2019). Organizational behaviour: Improving performance and commitment in the workplace (6th ed). Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill Irwin.
Case Study: –
Case: Whole Foods
Please read the case “Whole Foods” from Chapter 11 “Team Characteristics And Diversity”
Page: – 362 given in your textbook – Organizational behaviour: Improving performance and commitment in the workplace (6th ed). by Colquitt, J. A., LePine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2019) and Answer the following Questions:
- What label would best describe the type of team that Whole Foods uses in its stores? Explain.
(1.25 Marks )
- Describe the advantages and disadvantages of Whole Foods’ hiring process with respect to managing team composition. (1.25 Marks )
- What steps could Whole Foods take to mitigate potential disadvantages of their hiring process?
(1.25 Marks )
Discussion Question: Please read Chapter 11 “Team Characteristics and Diversity” carefully and then give your answers on the basis of your understanding.
- In which types of teams have you worked? Were these teams consistent with the taxonomy of team types discussed in this chapter, or were they a combination of types? (1.25 Marks )
Due date for the submission of Assignment:- 2
- Assignment-2 should posted in the Black Board by end of Week-09.
- The due date for the submission of Assignment-1 is end of Week-11.