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Formative assessments SO4 US 252043

Case study 1

Consider the following scenario:

Cynthia and her colleague Brian are working together on a very important project. The project is on practically on schedule but Cynthia suggests staying an hour after work to ensure that they meet the stipulated deadline to be ‘on the safe side’. Brian is horrified at her suggestion. He works a full day and sees no reason why he should sacrifice his personal time when the project is practically on schedule.

 

Case study 2

Consider the following scenario:

Mariette and her colleague Sam are working together on a very important project. The project is practically on schedule but Mariette suggests staying an hour after work to ensure that they meet the stipulated deadline to be ‘on the safe side’. Sam is horrified at her suggestion. He works a full day and sees no reason why he should sacrifice his personal time when the project is practically on schedule.

Identify the potential conflict in the scenario depicted above.