Rasinghe has to consider the social consequences of taking a difference stance than the group.
I believe that it would take a lot of courage for Rasinghe to vote against the motion. There is peer pressure involved in the decision of the group. The courage that Rasinghe needs must come from within. He can take pride in his past accomplishment such as complete a college education and use those things as an inspiration that will allow him to make the decision that is in his heart. Going against the group might not be popular, but Gehan has to be his own individual and make the decision that is right for him.
I believe that the current rating system is flawed. It is a bit biased and needs greater participation from outsiders that make evaluation based on the skills, abilities, and leadership of each of the individual members. The participants of the program should not be rating each other because the program is supposed to be competitive training program in which the best candidates are trying to show who is more deserving of a promotion. If I was in Rasinghe’s position I would tell the upper management the truth about rating system. The opinions of my colleagues are irrelevant, thus I would vote against the motion. True leaders have to make tough decisions based on what is in the best interest of the company.
This case study illustrates a scenario in which a young businessman is faced with a dilemma concerning loyalties to a group. In reality the group was supposed to be formed of the best young leaders in the organization. It is possible that some of the member of the group might be receiving promotions at the completion of the program. Gehan Rasinghe is the protagonist of the case study. His upraising within the organization followed a unique path that started with him being a bit of reject due to his shyness and awkward accent. He overcame those obstacles to become a leader within the organization. The situation in the case study could be