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Unformatted text preview: Module 1 Chapter 1 -36-62 Chapter 5 -156- 182 Module 2 (watch the videos first) Chapter 2 -65-91 Chapter 4 -126-151 Chapter 1 The Quest for People-Centered Organizations and Ethical Conduct Concepts If you treat your employees as unique individuals, theyll be loyal to you and theyll perform and your business will perform, too. Pg 36 People arent your greatest assettheyre your only asset. Pg 37 seven people-centered practices to be strongly associated with much higher profits and significantly lower employee turnover: o Job security (to eliminate fear of layoffs). o Careful hiring (emphasizing a good fit with the company culture). o Power to the people (via decentralization and self-managed teams). o Generous pay for performance. o Lots of training. o Less emphasis on status (to build a we feeling). o Trust building (through the sharing of critical information). 2 these factors are a package deal, meaning they need to be installed in a coordinated and systematic manner If the concern for bad economic times arise people centered organizations practices and enforce these polices:...
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