How Do You Handle a Star? – Provocative Learning Vignette 2

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This week’s vignette , The Star, is a story of John who is a star performer, but who causes problems as he repeatedly refuses to cooperate with his team members. How do you deal with a person like John? If he was your team member, how will you handle the situation? How prepared will you be to handle John’s possible adverse reaction? How will you resolve this conflict if you were Terry – John’s superior?

How to Use the Vignette

While the situation presented is specific, this vignette covers a wide range of topics to include conflict-resolution, work ethics and other management-related issues. Use this vignette to spark learner interest in your training session, show it as part of your lessons or utilize it as a post-training test. Face-to-face or online, this vignette is intended to push your learners to the EDGE!

Vignettes provide exciting stimuli during classroom training, eLearning activities and in social learning communities. Click here to preview “The Star”

We continue with our new series of Vignettes designed for Story Impacts.

These provocative vignettes can be used by you, with our compliments.

Next week , our vignette “ Compliment” – Can’t a person even compliment a woman anymore?! , will revolve around two officemates: Roxanne and Tim. Roxanne feels violated whenever Tim compliments her. Tim thinks there is nothing wrong with his gestures. When is a compliment not just a compliment? Is Tim guilty of sexual harassment? Is Roxanne simply paranoid? Listen to their conversation. This time it’s his word against hers. We’d like to know what’s yours.

Join us and let us know how you like the vignettes. We sincerely appreciate your thoughts. If you have any suggestions , improvements or topics of interest to you, please let us know.

Ray Jimenez, PhD

Vignettes Learning”Helping Learners Learn Their Way”