Identify two firms, one that appears to be progressing well in the context of SDGs and another that appears to be performing poorly. Give evidence to support your choices.

Workbook Section C:

  1. Define Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  2. Identify two firms, one that appears to be progressing well in the context of SDGs and another that appears to be performing poorly. Provide evidence to support your choices.

Workbook Section D:

  1. Define outsourcing.
  2. Identify the key advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing, illustrating these using empirical evidence.

Workbook Section E:

  1. Explain what Schein (2004) meant by ‘espoused values and ‘basic underlying assumptions.
  2. Give evidence of each of these dimensions of culture explaining your choices.

Workbook Section F:

  1. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of Kotter`s (1995) 8-stage change model.
  2. Apply the model to a change program to illustrate some of the above advantages and disadvantages.

EXAMPLE for Workbook: Transactional leaders exchange things of value with followers to advance their own and their followers` agendas (Kuhnert, 1994 in Northouse, 2019). They do not individualize the needs of followers or focus on their personal development (Northouse, 2019).

Steve Jobs showed provocative transformational leadership when trying to recruit John Sculley, CEO of Pepsi, asking him: ‘Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water, or do you want a chance to change the world?` (Inbimbo, 2009)

Workbook Task:

  1. Define Intrinsic Motivation and Extrinsic Motivation.
  2. Find two real-life workplace examples that demonstrate the value of each of these types of motivation, explaining your choices.