All that is required
for successful labor-management relations is common sense, sound business
judgment, and good listening skills.
Globalization has led us to the realization that workers a
interchangeable between countries so long as language issues are resolved.
Job analysis is just
another burden placed on organizations through EEO legislation.
programs are employer inducements to reduce benefits costs. The average
employee has neither the ability nor information to make such important
choices. Employees should suspect such programs.
Given that the white
male is becoming a “minority” in the workplace, they should be afforded
affirmative action protection.
Investments in career development do not provide an
organization a viable return on its investment. It simply raises employees'
expectations, and then, if not fulfilled, cause employees leave. Accordingly,
the organization has trained employees for its competitors.
organizational members how to be coaches and how to empower employees should be
a major HRM activity in the next decade.
Proper selection is a
substitute for socialization.
should follow a promote-from-within policy.
Employees should not be permitted to see their personnel
files. Allowing them to review the file constrains realistic observations by
managers. Accordingly, as long as the information is not used against an
employee, these files should be off limits.