Unformatted text preview: In august of 2006 the new president announced that the lay offs were over and that we were the “crème de la crème”. He reduced the uncertainty tremendously and explained in great detail why the lay offs happened the way they did and what the future goals were for the company. I believe the management team used this tactic to gain trust and commitment from the employees. If an employee is uncertain about keeping a job due to economic reason, and the uncertainty is lowered because the manager takes his or her time to explain why, the manager is ethical and gains a lot of trust from his or her employees and coworkers....
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- Winter '08
- three months, political tactic, lay offs