Running head: MANAGEMENT BEHAVIOR
University of Phoenix
Dr. Samuel Sanders
February 18, 2009
To: First-Level Managers
From: Midlevel Sales Manager
Date: February 18, 2009
Subject: Managerial Behavior
As everyone has probably heard InterClean, Inc. has acquired EnviroTech and will be merging its staff. As first-level mangers you have been entrusted with a great deal of responsibility and your responsibilities will surely increase as this merger proceeds, and I know you will be up to task. In saying that, I would like to address the importance of the type of behavior that a manager should exhibit with 3 key ...view middle of the document...
Managers, everyday make ethical decisions, which in some cases can make or break a business, which is why InterClean managers must continue to operate, manage, and make decisions ethically. Continuing to be ethical as a manager, InterClean will have a satisfied clientele, good employees and an excellent work environment. As managers, we also must continue to educate ourselves on the basics of federal and state employment laws on a regular basis, because this will not only increase your awareness but also to ensure compliance. InterClean managers must remember not to discriminate in any form or fashion, such as sex, racial, age, disability, or religious discrimination. Managers should also encourage our employees to understand their employment rights, laws and others’ rights by conducting training with subordinates on a regular basis. Developing knowledge of employees’ culture will be a vital factor with the globalization nature of our business. That is why as managers, you have to be very clear about performance standards and job requirements. InterClean will have to treat our employees as individuals and evaluate each employee individually fairly based on their performance standards and job requirements.
Diversity in the workplace will be a good thing for InterClean. Diversity in the workplace can increase marketing opportunities, creativity, and our business image. Diversity can be critical for our company’s success. As managers you will need to have the understanding and accepting of different cultures within InterClean’s new employees, with respect to age, ethnicity, gender, physical and mental ability, race, and sexual orientation. There will be challenges to manage...