Given below are eight items. Each item describes a situation and is followed by four possible responses. Indicate the response you find most appropriate. Choose only one response for each item. The responses will be evaluated based on the level of appropriateness for the given situation.
You are assigned as the manager of a complex project coordinating the work of eight different teams. Four of the teams are on schedule to meet their deadlines. The other four have fallen behind and are in danger of missing their deadlines due to cutbacks in staffing levels. It is important that the work products from the eight teams stay on schedule. How effective is each of the following actions you could take?