We cannot continue. Our pension costs and health care costs for our employees are going to bankrupt this city.
Employee of the month is a good example of how somebody can be both a winner and a loser at the same time.
Don't organize for any other purpose than mutual benefit to the employer and the employee.
One aspect of modern life which has gone far to stifle men is the rapid growth of tremendous corporations. Enormous spiritual sacrifices are made in the transformation of shopkeepers into employees. The disappearance of free enterprise has led to a submergence of the individual in the impersonal corporation in much the same manner as he has been submerged in the state in other lands.
In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.
Conducting your business in a socially responsible way is good business.
It means that you can attract better employees and that customers will know what you stand for and like you for it.
For organizations and employees alike, the only real security is the ability to grow, change and adapt.
The hardest thing for your competitors to match is the most unique aspect of your organization - the MINDS and HEARTS of your employees
Give up control even if it means the employees have to make some mistakes.
Today, as in the Gilded Age, we live in a world where a morality of personal responsibility rubs shoulders with a culture of greed and of flagrant social irresponsibility. Now as then, business has shed its collective responsibility for employees - just as government has for its citizens.
Motivate them, train them, care about them and make winners out of them.
..we know that if we treat our employees correctly, they'll treat the customers right. And if customers are treated right, they'll come back.
The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog.
The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment.
Most owners of small businesses openly state that they believe in the value of skills and operational training. However, they also admit that they themselves undertake very little training, or offer only limited training to their employees, because of time restraints.
Generally, employees who file complaints of discrimination do so as a last resort.
Exporting Church employees to Latin America masks a universal and unconscious fear of a new Church. North and South American authorities, differently motivated but equally fearful, become accomplices in maintaining a clerical and irrelevant Church. Sacralizing employees and property, this Church becomes progressively more blind to the possibilities of Sacralizing person and community.
When you say you'll meet someone at 11:00 AM, be there at 10:45.
When you promise a check on the 30th, send it on the 28th. Whatever you agree to do, do it a bit more. Start with your employees, then extend it to everyone you deal with. News will soon get around that you are a person of your word.
Employees tend to live up to their managers expectations of them.
If a managers expectations are high, productivity is likely to be excellent.
We often say that the biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee to fail intelligently... to experiment over and over again and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.