Read the case “A Zero Wage Increase Again” (MacMillan, 2011). In no more than six (6) pages and eight (8) sources, respond to the following questions and issues:
1. Diagnose the situation.
Consider such things as the following:
• What outcomes does Mark want to achieve by addressing wages/rewards?
• Is money that important to people?
• Will money make people work harder or smarter on a day-to-day basis?
2. Propose and analyze an action plan.
As a consultant to Mark, would you advise him to give a raise to all, to none, or to the deserving minority? Explain your reasoning and how you would mitigate against possible repercussions.
Design a reward system that will improve the behavior of employees like Anne, Marie, and Dougie.
Use Times New Roman 12-point font, 1-inch margins, one-and-a-half-line spacing, and include page numbers.
Type of assignment: Case study