Finance, finance, Other Engineering

Rajender Kumar was a production worker at competent Motors Limited (CML) which made components and accessories for the automotive industry. He had worked at CML for almost seven years as a welder, along with fifteen other men in the plant. All had received training in welding both on the job and through company sponsored external programmes. They had friendly relations and got along very well with one another. They played Volleyball in the playground regularly before retiring to the quarters allotted by the company. They work together in the company canteen, cutting Jokes on each other and making fun of everyone who dared to step into their privacy during lunch hour. Most of the fellows had been there for some length of time, except for two men who had joined the ranks only two months back. Rajender was generally considered to be the leader of the group, so it was no surprise that when the foreman of the new was transferred and his job was posted, Rajender applied for the job and got it. There were only four other applicants for the job, two from mechanical section and two from outside, when there was a formal announcement of the appointment on a Friday afternoon, everyone in the group congratulated Rajender. They literally carried him on their shoulders, and bought him snacks and celebrated. On Monday morning, Rajender joined duty as Foreman. It was company practice for all foremen to wear blue jacket and a white shirt. Each man’s coat had his name badge sewn onto the left side pocket. The company had given two pairs to Rajender. He was proud to wear the coat to work on Monday. People who saw him from a distance went up to him and admired the new blue coat. There was a lot of kidding around calling Rajender as ‘Hero’, ‘Raja Babu’ and ‘Officer’ etc. One of the guys went back to his locker and returned with a long brush and acted as though he were removing dust particles on the new coat. After about five minutes of horseplay, all the men went back to work. Rajender went to his office to familiarize himself with the new job and environment. At noon, all the men broke for Lunch and went to the canteen to eat and take a break as usual. Rajender was busy when they left but followed after them a few minutes later. He bought the food coupon, took the snacks and tea and turned to face the open canteen. On the left-side corner of the room was his old work group; on the right-hand side of the canteen sat the other entire foreman in the plant—all in their smart blue coats. At that point of time, silence descended on the canteen. Both groups looked at Rajender anxiously, waiting to see which group he would choose to eat with. Whom do you think Rajender will eat with? Why?
Posted Date: 2/17/2012 10:37:09 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Finance, finance, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Finance, finance, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Finance, finance Discussions

Write discussion on Finance, finance
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Latches and flip-flop circuits: Latches and Flip-flop circuits are a combination of logic gates that perform basic memory functions for computers and peripherals. Both these c

An investment project provides cash inflows of $730 per year for eight years. What is the project payback period if the initial cost is $3,500? What if the initial cost is $5,000?

Q.   What is crystal imperfection? Briefly discuss all types of point defects in crystals. Ans. The various type of crystal imperfection are as follows: (1)   Point de

Flifla sells tomatoes every day in Suk al Marqazi, the downtown fruit and vegetable market. He finds that he can order tomatoes in crates of 25 kg and he is able to stock a maximum

Liquidity Ratios: The liquidity ratios of the company help in determining the ability of the company to convert its current or liquid assets readily into cash. Higher the ratios be

QUESTION 7 As a forensic materials expert – you have been asked to identify a metallic powder found on the clothing of someone suspected of fabricating an incendiary device used i

A concrete block manufacturer operates a natural gas-fired furnace-type curing kiln (rated at 20 Mbtu/hr) and consumes 820, 000, 000 cubic meters of fuel annually.  Being similar t

Exhaust Section Inspection. Inspection of the exhaust section of the engine can be done visually using an appropriate light source. The exhaust cone and jet pipe are examined

Smoke control - fire protection engineering: Smoke control is a complex subject and requires a course of at least one whole week to begin to understand how it is used in build