You are a senior civil servant. One of your officer friend is hard working, completes her work on time but always demoralizes her subordinates by blaming them for one or the other thing. She keeps everyone on toes. Often she shouts in her office and want to just follow the blue book while working. She also insults junior officers if one fails to get the things done. Her only mantra to work is to “get the things done -whatever it takes.” Due to this bossy attitude your friend is not liked by the subordinates and because of her uneven relation with her team members; she fails to portray a good office culture. Most of the colleagues know about this case but no one wants to discuss it because of your proximity with that lady officer. However one day one close friend happens to be your colleague briefed about the problem subordinate officers are facing. Answer the following questions based on the above case. Bring merits and demerits related to each course of action and discuss the best option: (a) Directly talk to subordinate and assure about correcting the things in future. (b) Give responsibility to your friend who briefed you about this case. (c) Transfer the lady officer as this case may bring sorry figure for you also in future. (d) Request the lady officer not to do so as this may hamper their personal relations also. (e) Is there any better option available to correct the things other than what mentioned above?

(a) Directly talk to subordinate and assure about correcting the things in future. • Directly listening them will instill confidence in the system that their views are properly heard. • However, directly talking to the subordinates and bypassing the hierarchy system will set wrong precedence. • Thus before taking any action or consoling for any … Continue reading You are a senior civil servant. One of your officer friend is hard working, completes her work on time but always demoralizes her subordinates by blaming them for one or the other thing. She keeps everyone on toes. Often she shouts in her office and want to just follow the blue book while working. She also insults junior officers if one fails to get the things done. Her only mantra to work is to “get the things done -whatever it takes.” Due to this bossy attitude your friend is not liked by the subordinates and because of her uneven relation with her team members; she fails to portray a good office culture. Most of the colleagues know about this case but no one wants to discuss it because of your proximity with that lady officer. However one day one close friend happens to be your colleague briefed about the problem subordinate officers are facing. Answer the following questions based on the above case. Bring merits and demerits related to each course of action and discuss the best option: (a) Directly talk to subordinate and assure about correcting the things in future. (b) Give responsibility to your friend who briefed you about this case. (c) Transfer the lady officer as this case may bring sorry figure for you also in future. (d) Request the lady officer not to do so as this may hamper their personal relations also. (e) Is there any better option available to correct the things other than what mentioned above?