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The Enthusiastic employee

Author: Sirota, David ; Mischkind, Louis A. ; Meltzer, Michael IrwinPublisher: University of Pennsylvania. Wharton School, 2005.Language: EnglishDescription: 363 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0131423304Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Enthusiastic Employee How Companies Profit by Giving Workers What They Want Contents Acknowledgments About the Authors Introduction Part I: Worker Motivation, Morale, and Performance Chapter 1: What Workers Want--The Big Picture Blame It on the Young What People Actually Say About Work Three Factors The Evidence How the Three Factors Work in Combination Individual Differences Chapter 2: Employee Enthusiasm and Business Success Making the Connection Tell Us in Your Own Words A Few Leading Organizations Enthusiasm and Business Performance Building the People Performance Model xiii xvii xxi 1 3 4 7 9 20 26 28 33 33 35 39 44 47 x The Enthusiastic Employee Part II: Enthusiastic Workforces, Motivated by Fair Treatment Chapter 3: Job Security Justice and Job Security Best Policies and Practices Chapter 4: Compensation Money as Seen by Workers Money as Seen by Employers The Level of Pay Pay for Performance Strategies for Effective Compensation Chapter 5: Respect The Heart of Respect Humiliating Treatment Indifferent Treatment The Specifics of Respectful Treatment Physical Working Conditions Status Distinctions Job Autonomy Constrained Communication Day-to-Day Courtesies Part III: Enthusiastic Workforces, Motivated by Achievement Chapter 6: Organization Purpose and Principles Elements of Company Pride Company Ethics and Business Results Ethics in the Treatment of Employees Getting Practical: Translating Words into Deeds Chapter 7: Job Enablement Ah, Bureaucracy! The Evil That Just Won't Go Away A Management Style That Works Layers of Management The Benefits of Self-Managed Teams 55 57 58 68 77 77 78 81 88 96 109 112 113 115 120 121 123 127 131 134 137 139 140 143 150 154 167 173 179 183 186 Contents xi Chapter 8: Job Challenge Is This an Aberration, Are Workers Delusional, or Are They Lying? Given a Choice, Few People Volunteer to Fail Push and Pull Forces Chapter 9: Feedback, Recognition, and Reward Do Workers Get the Feedback They Need? Guidance: Cognitive Feedback A Short Course on Giving Guidance Evaluation, Recognition, and Reward Promoting From Within Dealing with Unsatisfactory Performance Feedback Sets Priorities Part IV: Enthusiastic Workforces, Motivated by Camaraderie Chapter 10: Teamwork A Look Back Are We Doing Better Now? Socializing While Working The Negative Effect of Uncooperative Co-Workers Contentious Workgroups Are a Drag Building Partnership A Short Course on Effective Partnership Workshops 191 193 195 198 207 207 209 212 223 231 233 236 239 241 242 243 244 245 246 250 254 Part V: Bringing It All Together: The Total Organization Culture-- and How to Change It 263 Chapter 11: The Partnership Organization Partnership and Its Alternatives Application to Other Constituencies Chapter 12: Translating Partnership Theory into Partnership Practice It Starts at the Top The Action Process 265 266 279 281 283 285 xii The Enthusiastic Employee Part VI: Appendices Appendix A: Survey Administration and Population Composition Appendix B: Reliability and Validity of the Data Appendix C: Job Satisfaction: Demographic, Occupational, and Regional Breaks Appendix D: Comparisons with Other Norms Appendix E: The Readiness Questionnaire Endnotes Index 303 305 309 317 321 325 335 347

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