SUBJECT: Human Behavior in Organization
CASE STUDY: Proposed University Tuition Fee Increase
The story in the case study has three main characters; Dr. Agao – a university president of a prestigious university located in an urban area; Mrs. Bondoc - one of the member of the school board who is known to be a righteous man and Mrs. Bondoc – the wife of Mr. Bondoc who will eventually become a business partner of the said school.
There is a prestigious university located in the center of the city. The university president in the person of Dr. Agao wanted to have a school tuition fee increase because he thinks it is timely for the said changes to cope up with the needs of the school facilities and also with the salaries of the school employees.
One of the member of the school board who is known to be a righteous man in the person of Mr. Bondoc opposed for the said proposal for some reasons and one of those are the difficulties of the students to comply on the proposed increase. Because of the said objection, Dr. Agao got irked since he is looking forward for the benefits that the school can get if his proposal will be realized.
But the university president never gave up with his vision so he was thinking of better and effective ways to get the approval of Mr. Bondoc and what he did was, he befriended the wife of the latter. One time, he paid a visit to Mrs Bondoc and offered her a business proposal by having her the sole caterer to any activities on the said university and it gave a positive result to Mrs. Bondoc since she eventually became successful on her new business venture.
With their new business relationship, Dr. Agao told Mrs. Bondoc to ask favor to her husband to change the latter’s opinion and approve on the proposed school tuition fee increase. Eventually, the wife was able to get the approval of his husband on the said proposal for the obvious reason that they were able to establish a catering...