In this memo, I would like to discuss the effectiveness of managers’ behavior and the value of diversity in the work environment as well as how important it is for managers to understand the employment laws in order to ensure that they are not being exposed any legal or financial troubles in the business. The behavior exhibited by the management and the human resource department can have a huge impact on the workforce of any business. Specifically, managers have a direct impact on productivity and the performances of the employees, which could be either good or bad depending on knowledge, and experience that the managers have as well as the way they conduct themselves in the work environment.
To create supportive environment and to increase employee morale in the company, managers need to empower their employees, educate them about fair employment laws, and motivate them to do exceptional jobs in all their duties while rewarding them at the end as well. The mentality of happy and satisfied employees can result an increased productivity and profitability of the business and therefore managers need to try to accommodate employees’ specific needs in orders to improve the quality of work life. A significant amount of research was conducted base on "the relationship between productivity and high-performance work practices, such as the use of valid of staffing procedures, organizational cultures that emphasize team orientation and respect for people, employee involvement in decision making, and compensation linked to firm or worker performances and training" (Cascio 205), which has showed that those practices are related with increased productivity as well as improved financial performance of the company.
On the other hand, a lot of manger’s duties are aligned with employment laws and regulations including staffing such as selecting qualified candidates, and retention such as ensuring and maintaining safe work environment. Managers need to...