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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, they’ll be loyal to you and they’ll perform— and your business will perform, too.” Pg 36 • “People aren’t your “greatest asset”—they’re 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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- Spring '10
- Business Ethics, human relations movement, OB Research Insights, Success Definition Self-concept, Historical perspective differs