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Unformatted text preview: re counterproductive. either-or-choice In this memorandum the vice president of Nadir Company recommends against the adoption of “familyfriendly” program. The author’s line of reasoning is that familyfriendly programs such as parttime work , workathome and jobsharing need not be adopted because Nadir’s employees will not widely participate in them. The vice president’s recommendation is unconvincing for several reasons. In the first place, the fact that only a small percentage of Summit Company’s employees participated in these programs when they were offered is scant evidence that Nadir’s employees will do likewise. To warrant this inference the author must assume that Summit is representative of other companies such as Nadir. Unfortunately, the author has failed to provide evidence for this crucial assumption. For example, if Summit is an emerging hightech company whose employees are young and unmarried whereas Nadir is an established lowtech company whose employees are middleaged and married we can expect that the percentage of employe...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2009 for the course ECAS asdfasdf taught by Professor Asdfaf during the Spring '09 term at Academy of Art University.
- Spring '09