Management Behavior Memo
University of Phoenix
February 2, 1990
To: Eric Borden: Ving Hsu: Tarry Garcia
Cc: Memorandum Log
Subject: Importance Of The Type of Behavior That Managers Exhibit
Team, I am writing this memo in regards to the merger that is about to take place with EnviroTech. Because of the pending merger I think it is important that each of us understand certain key points on types of behavior that mangers exhibit. The points that I would like to bring to attention are to explain how a manager’s behavior can impact the productivity of his or her workers, describe the types of management actions that are in line with employment laws and those that are not, and describe some best practices for working within a diverse work environment.
I am sure you will agree, in these exciting new times in the global marketplace, managers are expected to show increased commitment, participation and effort to help the merger succeed. I believe these topics are important to ensure we are all well prepared for management behavior when the merger happens.
I know you all will be working extra hard during this transition, so I would like to start with addressing how a manager’s behavior can impact the productivity of his or her workers, particularly new employees that might be joining your team from InterClean. I believe that workers need some things from management in order to have an effective productive workplace. Be aware of respecting your employees rights and remember not to be abusive (i.e., not berate employees), not firing people indiscriminately, and offer support for their ideas.
As a reminder, the other part of management as good citizens is to provide a good environment for the employee, which translates to providing competent leadership. For example, as managers you must clearly communicate to workers what is expected of them, and need to ensure that workers have the supplies and tools to do their job. I...