Management Behavior |
November 15, 2010
MEMO TO: InterClean Supervisory Team
RE: Management behavior
Upon upcoming changes to InterClean, I am writing this memo to express the importance of managerial behavior. As a midlevel InterClean sales manager it is my responsibility to stress and highlight key points of effective and professional ways a manager should behave. Issues I would like to address include the impact of management behavior on productivity, management actions regarding employment laws, and best practices for working in a diverse environment. As InterClean has acquired one of our major competitors EnviroTech, management ...view middle of the document...
As a manager, I need to prove to my workers that following rules and regulations is a must and doing so I must also follow them. By ensuring a safe, healthy work environment and maintaining good relationships between managers and employees increases the overall performance of staff. Recognition and rewarding employees for good performance will encourage the staff to keep up the good work. Employees will enhance performance when they are under strong, dedicated managers who give direction and discipline. Constructive criticism will allow employees to grow and learn which will better the company in the long run. As a manager, I value the importance of enhancing employee’s knowledge and skills. Workshops and up-to-date training seminars should be required to improve employee’s awareness about environmental regulations regarding sanitation and cleaning. When an employee is more educated about work it raises their enthusiasm and increases performance. Establishing trust and open communication between management and employees is also a key factor to each worker’s success.
Management Actions Regarding Employment Laws
It is important for managers to know and understand the fair employment laws as it applies to all employees. As the reading states, “from a managerial perspective, it is important to understand the rights as well as the obligations of employers, job candidates, and employees” (Caisco, 2006). Not being completely educated on Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) practices and forms of unfair discrimination can cause potential lawsuits against individuals and the company. My daily decisions as a manager are compliant to these laws and I feel it is necessary to fully understand what is acceptable and what is not. It is important to address to employees how EEO practices affect our company and personal practices. Being open about new hires and promotions to employees can avoid potential unfair treatment acquisitions. I have found that education is the key to ensuring all employees understand the laws and know what is expected of them. Education not only provides security to each individual as they feel protected but also ensures each employee knows about their rights. Management and employee education and updates on...