HRM CASE STUDY Watson Public Ltd Company is well known for its welfare activities and employee

oriented schemes in manufacturing industry from more than ten decade. The company employs more than 800 workers and !0 administrative staff and 80 management level employees. The Top level management views all the employees at same level. This can be clearly understood by seeing the uniform of the company which is "ame for all starting from #$ to floor level workers. The company have % different cafeterias at different places one near the plant for workers and other near the &dministration building. Though the place is different the amenities' infrastructure and the food provided are of same (uality. )n short the company stands by the rule *mployee *(uality. The company has one registered trade union and the relationship between the union and the management is very cordial. The company has not lost a single man day due to strike. The company is not a pay master in that industry. The compensation policy of that company' when compared to other similar companies' is very less still the employees don+t have many grievances due to the other benefits provided by the company. ,ut the company is facing countable number of problems in supplying the materials in recent past days. Problems like (uality issues' mismatch in packing materials -placing material & in bo. of material ,/ incorrect labeling of material' not dispatching the material on time etc0 The management views the case as there are loop holes in the system of various departments and hand over the responsibility to 12 department to solve the issue. When the 12 manager goes through the issues he reali3ed that the issues are not relating to system but it relates to the employees. When investigated he come to know that the reason behind the casual approach by employees in work is The company hired new employees for higher level post without considering the potential internal candidates. The newly hired employees are placed with higher packages than that of e.isting employees in the same cadre. Questions with solutions:Q 1. 4arrate the case with suitable Title for the case. 5ustify your title. Solution:

)n the above said case even the company provides and stands by the concept employee e(uality when it fails to recogni3e the potential talents of e. )n this case also the employee are not satisfied even after all facilities 6ust because of the reason that they are not recogni3ed. The concept of slow down production is a type of strike done by employee. The points rose by the 12 manger as reason for the latest issues in the organi3ation is 6ustifiable or not. 7*mployee recognition 8" *mployee e(uality9. "o human minds demands for social recognition' self respect' consideration etc for their work and performance. &s the 12 manager states that employees are not been recogni3ed for the potential rather company has gone for new recruitment. )n the above said case Watson Ltd had provided all facilities to employees at each grade in e(ual manner. Solution: :es the points raised by 12 manager is 6ustifiable because 71uman beings are social &nimals as popularly9 said by many 1uman resources "cholars..ut still the employees started creating certain issues like materials are meeting the (uality supply schedule is not met etc. The impact of which will be understood after a particular time period *mployee 2ecognition. .ecause of which the company faces problems. 2elated 12 concept. .*mployee *(uality is not the need for every hour. "low down Production. The )ndustrial 2elations sates that when the employee wants to show their dissatisfaction to the management but don+t want to go for strike they follow slow down strike.isting employee they felt dissatisfaction towards the organi3ation and they showed in the way of (uality issues and slow down production. and the 12 manager said that the policy of hiring new employees for higher post without considering old potential employees is the ma6or problem. 1uman beings can be easily motivated by 2ewards and recognition than that of money. . Q 2. "upport your answer with 1uman resource related concepts.

1awthrone *. "o ) will discuss and convince the employee that this wont happen again in the organi3ation. Theory of hygiene factor states that there are certain factors related to employees the presence of which will not create ma6or impact but the absence of such things will lead to a de motivation to the employees. )f you are in the role of 12 manager what will be your immediate step to solve this case. 1elp the organi3ation to come out from this critical issue.isting employees.efore the new hires if the management consulted the employees both management and employees would have avoided this issue 1ygiene <actor. ) will also initiate the collective bargaining process for reasonable salary hike for the e. Q 3. .tent. *verything is possible when discussion is done. . ) will personally analyses the reasons provided by management and if acceptable i will discuss the same with the employees.periment. The same thing was missing in Watson Ltd. Solution: )f ) was in the post of the 12 manager ) will try to discuss the issue and ask for the reason from the management for new recruiting rather than considering available potential talents. )n the four type of test conducted by *lton mayo the remarkable hike in production is recogni3ed in the stage when they consulted the employees for the management decisions regarding them. *mployee 2ecognition is one such factor when the management fails to do so it will $etroit the employees to a great e.