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qualified for the promotion. Apparently he was an MBA holder and had more experience than the employee promoted. I was ultimately shocked and upset that the head of department could do such a thing to him because I knew him as a very hardworking and dedicated. “Nepotism” was originated from an Italian word called “NEPOTISMO” which is based on Latin roots “Nepos” meaning “nephew”. Nepotism is favoritism or preferential treatment shown to family members or friends that are hired for reasons that do not necessarily have anything to do with their degrees, knowledge, experience or skills. Nepotism is a choice of interest because a lot of people see it as being partial or one-sided to those who aren’t relatives or close friends The phrase can mean simply the act of recruiting one’s own members of family. it can as well as imply hiring as well as advancing unqualified or underqualified members of family on the basis of the familial relationships. Whereas attitudes towards nepotism ranges based on cultural backgrounds, it is has remained a delicate matter in business in America. Various businesses and persons regard the act to as unethical, primarily as a result of the skirmish with outdated American values of independence alongside impartiality. In businesses management, particularly where it is one’s individual firms, there are various merits alongside demerits of employing friends, family members and relatives. In the process of operating a business, a person could make a decision that he would wish to recruit a friend or relative. In so doing, one can generate a friendly as well as pleasant enabling working condition in the organization. Members of the family and friends can bring many useful skills in one’s business. Nevertheless, it can as well unfavorably disturb the business. Appointment of friends and family members might permit for family disagreements as well as contacts to damagingly disturb the way one runs the commerce. The problem that begs a question is how best one can determine whether nepotism (of employment friends and families) is a good course of action for one and his commerce. There are many benefits and shortcomings of nepotism at the workplace (Dyer 2006). The proprietor must carefully take to account how each negative or positive point impact the business. This is because it might subsequently turn out that in the commerce, it might be calamitous to hire family, relatives or close allies. Nevertheless, the business owner may as well find out that signing friends, relatives and members of family brands the business stronger, and hence a gladder and excited business owner. Body
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7 Advantages Nepotism may have a range of advantages to one’s business. Nepotism, in practice, though a quarrelsome phrase in this respective, might be a valuable asset to business owners. This can be cited by an example of Thomas Publishing Company. In this company, by 1998, it had 7 3 rd - and 4 th -generation family employed for the firm. The third-generation president, Tom Knudson, promoted nepotism amongst their self-governing sales contractors since he trusted it culminated in high stability, performance as well as lasting commitment.
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