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Rosa, Lamont and James are
all carpenters for the Northwest Construction Co. They work all over
the city on commercial sites. They are all full-time carpenters and
have been working for this company for over two years. This morning
all three arrived at work and waited nearly two hours before their materials
arrived at the site. All three spent most of the morning complaining
about the company, especially about not getting a raise in quite a while.
After the materials arrived, James and Rosa got into an argument about
who would be able to use the only power skill saw on the site first.
Meanwhile, Lamont had to wait for both of them to finish before he was
able to start, so he left to get more donuts. All of them were feeling
angry and frustrated.
Today a foreman came to the
site and told them all they were behind
schedule and that the company was losing money. He went on to say that
when the company loses money, they have to cut workers, especially those
workers that don't meet deadlines. James yelled at the foreman and said
that if the company were more organized, they could meet deadlines.
The foreman got angry at James and said that he might be first on the
list to go!
The following parts 1-7
all refer to this Job Site problem.
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