ENTR 3312 - Chapter 7

The wa nt to cr ea te e creating the work environment

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Unformatted text preview: ronment M anagement faces a challenge of cr eating a w or k envir onment that helps employees under stand: T he k inds of entr epr eneur ial behavior s sought by the or ganization T heir ow n innate ability to act in an entr epr eneur ial fashion T he incentive for acting in an entr epr eneur ial fashion and the disincentives for failing to do so HRM and the Paradox of Creative Abrasion "Cr ea ti ve a br a si on ca l l s for the devel opment of l ea der shi p styl es tha t focus on fi r st i denti fyi ng a nd then i ncor por a ti ng pol a r i zed vi ewpoi nts. I n doi ng so, the pr oba bi l i ti es for unexpected juxta posi ti ons a r e sha r pl y i ncr ea sed, a s a r e the l evel s of mutua l under sta ndi ng. T he i r ony i s tha t out of a pr ocess keyed on E HRM and the Paradox of Creative Abrasion Examples of effor ts to tak e advantage of abr asion: E H ir ing people w ho ar e not lik e cur r ent staff Putting together inter -functional teams w ith member s that have ver y differ ent back gr ounds and or ientations Challenging a team w ith tw o seemingly incompatible goals I ntr oducing a per spective that thr eatens the positions and assumptions of those in the gr oup Blur r ing r esponsibilities betw een depar tments or functions E Policies and Entrepreneurship HRM HRM Policies Consistent with Entrepreneurial Behavior General Area Planning/Overall Job Design Practices Encouraging Entrepreneurship Reliance on formal planning Long-term orientation in planning and job design Implicit job analysis Jobs that are broad in scope Jobs with significant discretion Jobs that are less structured Integrative job design Results-oriented job design High employee involvement Reliance on external and internal sources for candidates Broad career paths Multiple career ladders General, implicit, less formalized selection criteria Extensive job socialization Open recruitment and selection procedures Recruitment and Selection E Policies and Entrepreneurship HRM HRM Policies Consistent with Entrepreneurial Behavior (Cont.) Training and Development Long-term, career orientation Training...
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