A company’s number one assets are its employees. Treat them as gold, honor them, take care of them, and make them feel important and an honored members of the company. Be grateful for their services and they will show their gratitude by taking care of the company.
Funny, my experience and those I worked with, was the opposite and it is growing worse. It seems our industrialists/corporate slave masters want to take us back in time. They want to follow the model of Henry Ford. He did create an efficient industrial model, and he also was a monster. He had his private police force invade employee’s homes, watch them, to make sure they acted in their private lives in the way he determined was proper. He drove his son to his death with his controlling harshness. Ulcers were common in upper management. If you didn’t like this invasion of privacy, you’re fired! In Dodge v. Ford, a 1919 decision from the Michigan Supreme Court that court opined that a “business corporation is organized and carried on primarily for the profit of the stockholders.” While not all courts agree, there is certainly a thought by many Board of Directors, that the financial bottom-line is the bottom-line. Damn the collateral damage!
And who can forget the monsters of the old coalmine era, and their overpriced company stores and housing. You could never get ahead, and if you were injured, you and your family starved. And they had their own private police, now called security forces to enforce the slavery.
I remember in the 1970’s worker contributed into a company retirement fund. Then, corporate raiders bought the …
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