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Unformatted text preview: employees via incentives is an example of how employee compensation in conjunction with behavior modification can benefit everyone at a given firm. In return for quitting smoking, several employees were able to retain their jobs, although it may be illegal to use such tactics. On the other hand, Siegel is attempting to motivate employees to lose weight in order to reduce absenteeism and improve overall health. However, one can’t help but notice that Siegel’s apparently noble cause has some strong underlying intentions motivating him to push his plans so adamantly. For example, if workers lose weight, less money would eventually be paid out to cover absenteeism and medical expenses. In turn, that could spell more potential profits lining his pockets at the end of the year....
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- Spring '08
- CEO David Siegel, CFI Westgate Resorts, Gina Acevedo Bus