Read the following conversation between two friends.
Friend 1 : What happened Ravi ? You seem worried
Friend 2 : I am knee deep in trouble . Right now we are working on a new project . we have to spend more than ten hours on it . My daughter is very sick and I has asked my boss for leave . But he has refused . I don't know how to manage . I am so worried .
Friend 1 : I am sorry to hear that . how can your boss be so heartless
In pairs, discuss the problem Ravi is facing. Do you think Ravi’s boss is right? Give reasons for your answer. Tick mark the qualities that you feel desirable in a boss.
|garrulous||ability to take decisions||calculating||willing to take risk||whimsical|
It is difficult to tell if Ravi’s boss is right or not as there is no information on how Ravi’s boss is feeling. From Ravi’s perspective it seems that his boss is wrong in not giving him leave. His boss may allow him half a day’s leave so that he can take his daughter to a doctor.
Desirable Qualities in a boss: Trustworthy, problem-solving, ability to take a decision, oratroy skills, meticulous, willing to take a risk.