American Psychological Association (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. (6th ed.). Washington, D.C. Author.

Book must be used

Griffin, R.W., Phillips, J.M & Gully, S.M. (2020). Organizational Behavior: Managing People and Organizations. (13th ed). Boston, MA Cengage Learning. ISBN 13: 9780357042502

American Psychological Association (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. (6th ed.). Washington, D.C. Author.

Assignment MUST be typed, double-spaced, in APA style, and must be written at graduate-level English. Use the reading assignments thoroughly in an integrative discussion. Remember to reference all work cited or quoted by the text author. You should be doing this often in your responses. You are encouraged to use additional evidence-based research to support the text information, but not replace the text. Legal and ethical issues must be included in your discussion as applicable. Each chapter in the text includes information on culture and ethics relevant to the chapter topic. You may use outside sources to enhance legal and ethical content. The following cases can be found in your course text, Organizational Behavior, on the pages indicated below.

Your response to each Case Study should be approx. 2 pages per case
Entire assignment for all 4-Cases and Questions must be 8 pages total plus a title and reference page

CASE STUDY: The J.M. Smucker Company P. 9

1. Why would ethics be important to a company like Smucker? How can its focus on ethics improve its business performance?
2. Appearing on best places to work lists can increase an employers popularity, even among lower-qualified applicants. The increased volume of applicants can be costly and time-consuming. What do you feel are the benefits and drawbacks to being on this type of list? Do you feel that it is generally beneficial to be publicly recognized as a good employer? Why or why not?
3. Does Smuckers culture appeal to you as a potential employee? Why or why not?

CASE STUDY: Diversity at Wegmans P. 51
1. In what ways can diverse employees contribute to Wegmans business performance?
2. What types of diversity do you think Wegmans should focus on? Why?
3. What are the downsides, if any, of building a diverse workforce?

CASE STUDY: Emotional Intelligence at FedEx P. 104
1. Do you think that emotional intelligence would be important for a manager at FedEx to have? Explain your answer.
2. How does FedEx develop its new leaders emotional intelligence?
3. What else do you think that FedEx can do to enhance its managers emotional intelligence?

CASE STUDY: Pride-Building at Aramark P. 182
1. What motivation theories apply to the workers at Aramark?
2. If you were the manager of these employees, what would you do to motivate them? Be honest regarding your personal management style and beliefs rather than trying to be like Roy Pelaez.
3. What are some possible barriers to the effectiveness of your motivation ideas? What could you do to overcome them?