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Ramon Smith is city manager of a midsize town in Louisiana. The cite that he is managing has run its own cafeteria for many years. The staff has been with the city for 20 to 30 years and is in their forties and fifties. The city's evaluation unit, at Romon's request, has conducted a study showing that great saving would be available to the city by privatizing the cafeteria services. Ramon knows that staff well, and their level of skill would make it very difficult for them to attain jobs in the same industry with the pay and benefits that the city currently pays them.
Employing Kohlberg's model of moral development, answer the following questions:
1. What decisions would a city manager at the pre-conventional level be expected to make.
2. What reaction would you expect of employees at the pre-conventional level?
3. What decision would a city manager at the conventional level be expected to make?
4. What reaction would you expect of employees at the conventional level?
5. What decisions would a city manger at the post-conventional level?
6. What reaction would you expect of employees at the post-conventional level?
7. What reaction will you make as the city manager?
8. How will you explain your decision to the city council?
1) The decisions for a city manager at the pre-conventional level are to continue such an investigation for accurate data findings that can lead towards future resolution. (Try and think of the pre-conventional level as gathering the necessary assumptions to reaching actual factual conclusions before decisions applied).
2) Aim in thinking the reaction to what is expected of employees at the pre-conventional level is both not aware of changes on the horizon and suspicious of changes, thereby, the level of resistance in all assessment activities.
3) The decision at the conventional level by the city manager can encounter ...
The review into creating a decision making protocol for change within a city government environment with possible layoffs to employees.