Learning Goal: I’m working on a management question and need the explanation and answer to help me learn.


  • The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.
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Learning Outcomes:



Assess challenges of effective organizational communication and share information within the team in professional manner. (CLO4)


Examine the differences and similarities between leadership, power, and management.(CLO5)

Assignment 2

Reference Source:


Colquitt, J. A., LePine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2021). Organizational behaviour: Improving performance and commitment in the workplace (7th ed). Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill Irwin.

Case Study: –

Case: Whole Foods

Please read the case Whole Foods from Chapter 11 Team Characteristics And Diversity Page: – 361 given in your textbook Organizational behaviour: Improving performance and commitment in the workplace (7th ed). by Colquitt, J. A., LePine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2021) and Answer the following Questions:

Assignment Question(s):

1.What label would best describe the type of team that Whole Foods uses in its stores? Explain. (03 Marks) (Min words 100-200)

2.Describe the advantages and disadvantages of Whole Foods hiring process with respect to managing team composition. (03 Marks) (Min words 150-250)

3.What steps could Whole Foods take to mitigate potential disadvantages of their hiring process? (03 Marks) (Min words 200)


Discussion questions: Please read Chapter 13 & 14 Leadership; Power and Negotiation & Leadership; Styles and Behaviours carefully and then give your answers on the basis of your understanding.

4.Think about the last serious conflict you had with a co-worker or group member. How was that conflict resolved? Which approach did you take to resolve it? (03 Marks ) (Min words 150-200)

5.Consider the four dimensions of transformational leadership: idealized influence, inspirational motivation, intellectual stimulation, and individualized consideration. Which of those dimensions would you respond to most favourably? Why? (03 Marks ) (Min words 200-300)

Important Notes: –

1. Support your submission with course material concepts, principles, and theories from the textbook and at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles.

2. References required in the assignment. Use APA style for writing references.