Nordstrom - Nordstroms Performance Goals 1. Nordstrom...

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Nordstrom’s Performance Goals 1. Nordstrom creates an open atmosphere, in which every associate’s sales figures are made available to everyone else. Explain the positive impacts. While this is intended to foster creative tension, how might it lead to unhealthy destruction? \ Nordstrom’s way of creating a competitive atmosphere between its employees fosters a drive among the employees to try to do better than everyone else. It is a motivational tool that gives every employee a goal to do better than everyone else. While this may be a good tool to use it may cause aggression amongst the employees in which they may try to sabotage other employees to get ahead of the game. It may also deter an employee who is having a hard time keeping up with everyone else to eventually leave the company. Goals are good as long as they are in line with the companies goals. If an employee is only there to better himself then the company may face issues of growth. Why would someone be willing to train a new employee if they are eventually going to compete with that
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course BUSINESS 101 taught by Professor Wase during the Spring '11 term at Grantham.

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