Dianna Abdala

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INTRODUCTION TO ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
GROUP PROJECT TITLE: CASE 2 – DIANNA ABDALA
COURSE TITLE COHORT MODULE TITLE LECTURER NAME STUDENT’S NAME : DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINSTRATION : DBA 04/10 : INTRODUCTION TO ORGANISATION BEHAVIOUR : MR DYLAN CHAN : MS NORHANIZA BTE IBRAHIM MS SIO WAN LING MS LEE XIAO TIAN TRACY MS SOH POH HOON

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Table of Contents Introduction - Summary Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Conclusion Referencing

SUMMARY Dianna Abdala was graduate from Suffolk University’s Law School in 2005. She went for an interview at lawyer firm set up by William Korman who is a former state prosecutor and was being offered for a job. After accepting a job offer from William, Dianna send an email and leave a voicemail message to William stating that the job offer compensation was too low and she will not be accepting the offer. This displeased William as he had already start doing up all the preparation work like printing name cards and getting all the necessary stuff for Dianna to start work and he voiced out to Dianna that he was very disappointed at being played out. Dianna criticized William that a true lawyer would understand that so long there was no contract in placed, the job acceptance was not considered. William warned Dianna on her professionalism and whether she wanted to offend more experience lawyer at the beginning of her career where Dianna just laughed it off the whole exchange.

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Question 1 What mistakes do you think each party made? Initially, the communication should have been perhaps more formal and less sarcastic. Therefore, there is blame on both parties. Ms. Abdala interviewed with Mr. Korman for a job with his firm. They discussed the job and salary and after giving consideration to both, Ms. Abdala accepted the position. While they did not have a written contract, they had a verbal agreement which is legal and binding. He offered, she accepted and he took her on good faith at her word, as she did him...
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