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Unformatted text preview: Companies Try to Change Employees’ Behavior Toward Using Car Pooling, Mass Transit, Shuttles, & Buses Rising gasoline prices are creating a spike in demand for company-subsidized transportation programs. Companies are big on breaking the car addiction because doing so raises productivity, amps morale, and delivers much lusted-after green credibility. Some companies are aiming for zero car status, with all of their employees arriving and leaving work in a company shuttle. 1. Which of the forces for change are causing organizations such as Safeco and Microsoft to try and change employees’ views about driving to work? Explain. Suggested Answer: Market changes and social and political forces are definitely driving organizations to try and change employees’ views about driving to work. Rising fuel prices as well as concerns for a company’s carbon footprint are the key drivers. Also, internal forces such as employee productivity may also cause an organization to urge employee to use shuttles instead...
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2010 for the course BUS 3003 taught by Professor Jerryjames during the Spring '10 term at Texas Woman's University.
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