[SOLUTION] Power and Influence
1. Scenario: Premium Increase ScenarioYou work in the Human Resources Department at a large hospital. One of your responsibilities is employee benefits management. Currently, the hospital pays the entire premium on employees healthcare plans. As with many companies, your hospital has seen the cost of healthcare premiums increase dramatically in recent years. And now you have just received information that your premiums are going to skyrocket next year. According to the data from the health insurance carrier, the employees at your hospital had very high usage costs last year, which is one reason the premiums are going up.You are very concerned about the increased premium quote. You know you need to talk to the Vice President of Human Resources, but first you need to put together an action plan for that discussion so that you are fully prepared. a. Review the Premium Increase Scenario. b. Identify the data you should present to the Vice President and develop the plan you will present to solve the problem. Use the tips from Tool Kit 8.1 in Chapter 8 in Baldwin et al. (2013) to formulate your plan. (ATTACHED)2. Complete this Effect of Beauty assignment: a. Review the Beauty and the Labor Market article and the Management Live 8.2 feature in Chapter 8 in Baldwin et al. (2013). (ATTACHED) b. Explain how this information will or will not cause you to change how you interact with and/or respond to employees, patients, or job applicants.3. Complete this Manage What? Assignment: a. Review scenario 3, Making a Positive Impression, in the Manage What? feature at the beginning of Chapter 8 in Baldwin et al. (2013). b. Answer the questions at the end of the scenario.4. Complete this Power Bases and Social Influence Weapons assignment: a. Identify a leader that you believe represents/illustrates the use of each of the power bases in Baldwin et al. (2013). Explain the reasons for your choices. b. Describe which of the power bases you have experienced and which power bases you have used or currently use. Provide examples. c. Describe which of the Social Influence Weapons you have experienced and which you have used. Provide examples.
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