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I remember working for a financial company years ago and got the job througha temp agency, although I thought I was applying through the actual company.This is important because I thought since the job was through a temp agency, itwas not very significant. I still learned everything I needed to do a great job butdid not know my significance until I messed up on a transaction and got aphone call from the customer yelling at me that I had messed up their life. Itwas not all that bad and was a very simple fix but the impact was huge on me.Within 2 months I was doing work that only the best of the best were allowed todo and later became a mentor to my fellow coworkers, yes the ones that werealready there. I was hired on to the company at the earliest convenience andwas promoted inside of a year, in which was necessary before promotion at anyone position. My job was very repetitive and seemed meaningless but couldimpact a customer greatly to the point of not being a customer anymore. That isa very high impact. The manager did a great job at recognizing what employeesneeded a little boost and which ones were doing okay. Also, he knew how tomotivate each one individually as everyone is different and respond to differentmethods. I believe my team was successful because the manager made it hismission to encourage everyone to treat their jobs like they were the CEO. Hemade everyone feel important in their positions. He is now the senior managerof that department and only looking to rise up more within that company. Thatis how you be successful, making sure the job design of EVERY position withinyour company is set up for success so that your company will be very successful.Thread:Question #23 BurtPost:RE: Question #23 BurtAuthor:Posted Date:February 13, 2016 10:04 PMStatus:PublishedShane Neubauer
3/6/2016Collection – MBA675T303 Operations & Logistics in the (...;17/29(Post is Read)Jerimiah,I think a lot of success comes from knowing how you fit into an organization. Asan employee, I’m often asking questions about why we’re doing certain things,or why we’re doing them in that way. It helps me feel like I’m part of theprocess, and again, that I’m making an impact.Whenever I’m in a supervisory role, I make sure to let my people know whatthey’re doing has a greater impact than they might realize, because like youillustrated, they might just think they’re just doing a meaningless task.I also make sure my people have the resources they need to do their job. Byresources I mean: training, mentoring, proper equipment, funding, etc… Thisis an important part of management that can often be overlooked, as somemanagers expect their employees to jump right in, learn the job and never needany help. That is how you set someone up for failure.