You work at the Paris branch of Wavemark Wholesale Medical Supplies Ltd, 90-100 rue de la Grazza, 75004 Paris. Your Office Manager is Trixi Piaggio.
"Several companies today offer incentives - usually financial rewards - to members of staff who come up with money-saving ideas or ways to improve work practices," says Trixi Piaggio. "I was wondering if any of our workers would be interested in such a scheme. Would you speak to a sample of them about it and find out their opinions and then write a report for me? Any information or suggestions about this proposed scheme would be welcome."
Write the required report.
Proposed Incentive Scheme
Terms of reference
Mr Trixi Piaggio, Office Manager, has asked me to write this report on a proposed incentive scheme offering rewards, possibly financial, to members of staff for money-saving ideas or ways to improve work practices.
A sample of workers were questioned individually and asked for their opinions.
1. Most workers thought an incentive scheme was a good idea.
2. The majority of these preferred financial reward as an incentive.
3. Some workers suggested time off instead.
4. A few thought it was the job of management to come up with new ideas.
In general most workers were in favour of an incentive scheme offering financial rewards.
I recommend that the scheme be introduced.
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