Managing in the Middle East is significantly different from managing in North America.

Interview three managers at different organizations. Ask them about their experiences in managing teams. Have each describe teams that they thought were effective and why they succeeded. Have each also describe teams that they thought were ineffective and the reasons that might have caused this.

 

Party A is to select a topic from the following list:

a. Managing in the Middle East is significantly different from managing in North America.

b. Employee turnover in an organization can be functional.

c. Some conflict in an organization is good.

d. Whistle-blowers do more harm than good for an organization.

e. An employer has a responsibility to provide every employee with an interesting and challenging job.

f. Everyone should register to vote.

g. Organizations should require all employees to undergo regular drug testing.

h. Individuals who have majored in business or economics make better employees than those who have majored in history or English.

i. The place where you get your college or university degree is more important in determining career success than what you learn while you are there.

j. It’s unethical for a manager to purposely distort communications to get a favourable outcome.