Hr Crisis Management: an Enron Case Study
Enron's demise was significant not just because of its size (other concerns failing at the same time, such as K-Mart or LTV Steel, had more employees and pensioners) but because it had represented the cutting-edge of corporate strategy, living proof …show more content…
4. Every person has different reasons for working. The reasons for working are as individual as the person. But, we all work because we obtain something that we need from work. The something obtained from work impacts morale, employee motivation, and the quality of life. To create positive employee motivation, treat employees as if they matter - because employees matter.
A positive motivation philosophy and practice should improve productivity, quality, and service. Motivation helps people:
· achieve goals;
· gain a positive perspective;
· create the power to change;
· build self-esteem and capability,
· manage their own development and help others with theirs.
There are no real disadvantages to successfully motivating employees, but there are many barriers to overcome. Barriers may include unaware or absent managers, inadequate buildings, outdated equipment, and entrenched attitudes, for example:
· "We don't get paid extra to work harder."
· "We've always done it this way."
· "Our bosses don't have a clue about what we do."
· "It doesn't say that in my job description."
· "I'm going to do as little as possible without getting fired."