Working Within a Diverse Work Environment

Working Within a Diverse Work Environment

  • Submitted By: columbiasc
  • Date Submitted: 12/08/2008 7:33 AM
  • Category: Business
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Management Behavior

InterClean is now in the process of a merger with EnviroTech. I would like to review the importance of the type of behavior managers’ exhibit during this crucial time. Three points I will cover are the following: how a manager’s behavior can impact the productivity of his or her workers, the types of management actions that are in line with employment laws and those that are not, and the best practices for working within a diverse work environment.

First, a manager’s behavior can impact the productivity of his or her workers. Flexibility, quality and morality are three thoughts to keep in mind. As InterClean is a people related business, flexibility in scheduling is important. Time is our most valuable commodity; therefore, being adaptable is key to maintaining balance in scheduling so as to retain employee productivity. Consider Work Life Balance, which measures include part-time work flexibility, time off for family duties, childcare support and the ability to work from home. “Better Work Life Balance practices are associated with significantly higher productivity” (Bloom and Van Reenen 2006 p.457). Adaptable labor markets and family friendly policies help balance employees personal and work life. The result is higher growth, higher employment and lower unemployment. To cultivate Quality of Work Life, our company will focus on employees and management operating the business together (Casio 2006). Allow employees opportunities to make decisions about what they need to work most effectively. There is a relationship between productivity and morality in an organization (Lynch, Lynch and Cruise 2002). Continue to strive to be an organization which operates with a strong set of morals and values so that we may uphold our strong reputation in the workforce and community. Let decisions reflect good character which will affect employees and customers positively.

Next, I will review the types of management actions that are in line with...

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