Refuse to work because union allegations have merit
Purpose: In this case, he would be taking an ethical stand. He would seem to believe that it wouldn’t be right to continue to work even if there are no safety rule infractions.
Pride: He would make the decision to go against money vs whats right to justify his moral values, and would then basically pat himself on the back.
Patience: In any case of a strike, it’s all about waiting out on both sides until an agreement can be reached. In this case, he would be on the side of the union strikers.
Persistence: For him to be on strike, he would have to stick to his guns and values, even with the temptation to cross over.
Perspective: In this case, he sees that there is an unsafe ...view middle of the document...
Perspective: Its pretty clear cut on what his perspective is. He believes its unethical to basically say the workers are replaceable.
Fill obligation of all management workers:
Purpose: To continue working through the strike based on his duties as a member of management and fellow employee
Pride: He would be taking a literal pride in being in a position of leadership.
Patience: By doing this, he believes by working, he will set an example.
Persistence: By staying the course, his message to the union will get across eventually, but won’t necessarily stop the strike.
Perspective: As a member of management, he has an obligation to the company, not the union.
Work to earn extra money
Purpose: To earn more money by taking advantage of the incentive offered by working during the strike
Pride: He would be able to afford more of the expensive things he would want, like the down payment on a car.
Patience: Just by continuing to work, he will earn more money over the duration of the strike. Not too complicated of a situation.
Persistence: The longer he keeps this up, he will also gain recognition from the company.
Perspective: He believes he can take advantage of the situation and pay increase during the strike.
Work because he’s afraid of being fired
Purpose: Work so he keeps his job as he believes he could be expendable
Pride: It would be more of he believes in his pride being hurt if he lost his job
Patience: Nothing too difficult to understand, he needs to work during the strike and just wait it out or he could be fired.
Persistence: He keeps working, then there’s nothing to worry about.
Perspective: He believes he’d be fired if he sides with the union, so he believes he should continue to work.