This question is more of a preparation for management.
* How should I place this in my delta file ?
BLUF - A couple of Team Members don't want their Photos placed on posters around campus.
It is Medical Librarians Month -- and to highlight this our Executive Director has decided that we will place posters around the campus highlighting our team !
Our Executive Director has asked that everyone on our team prepare a short bio that will be accompanied by a Photo.
Posters of our Bio and Photo will be placed around the hallways highlighting our Staff Members, our positions, and the services we provide.
This is appropriate to the job - as certain Team members are assigned to specific Departments and we wanted to raise awareness of who on our Team supports which programs and departments.
A few of our team members have shown considerable resistance at having their photos taken and displayed.
They are _not_ claiming religious reasons. They are only claiming that they don't like their photos and how they look in pictures.
* What is the best way for a manager to get an initiative like these posters to work ?
* Should they be allowed to opt out ?
* Should the idea of the photos be scrapped all together ?
* Should the manager just force the issue ?
When I am confronted by this kind of resistance the little bit of High "D" I have takes over, and I just want to say "Get over yourself, find a good photo you like and play with the team."
Like I said -- right now, I am not the Executive Director -- I am a peer in this group. But, I am planning to move into the Director position sometime in the future.
Any Ideas ?