InterClean–EnviroTech Merger Memorandum
HRM531 – Human Capital Management
May 9, 2011
As you are well aware, the InterClean merger with EnviroTech has reached its final stages and is complete. To make certain your team member’s transition smoothly and quickly it is important to be aware of your behavior and how it can affect the productivity of your workers. With that said the purpose of this memo is to provide the team with information for best practices to follow and maintaining a positive attitude during this trying time. The stance you take will make all the difference in how your teams handle the change.
Be cognizant of any attitudes or feelings stemming from the acquisition to make certain they are curtailed quickly before affecting your teams. It is imperative to remember the effects your attitude will have on the team. There are a few rumors circulating that have begun to diminish employee morale and it is important to provide feedback to employees that address their concerns. When responding keep in mind the value your role plays. The nescience of a few employees does not have to affect the entire staff.
Consequently, as you begin to receive information regarding the next steps does not forget the importance of aligning your objectives and behaviors with employment laws to always handle each scenario you may be presented with fairly. Our human resources team will be available to answer any questions and give direction when necessary. All decisions follow the proper protocol for rates of pay, promotion, and training. Distinctions have not been made and cannot be made based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
To determine if you are utilizing best practices ask yourself the following questions before having discussions with any employee in reference to the transition (Harris, P., 2009):...
References: Harris, P. (2009). Managing diversity in the workplace. Informally published manuscript, Human Resources, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. Retrieved from http://ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/index.php/pubs/hrguidearticle/chapter-12-managing-diversity-in-the-workplace/Harris, P. (2009). Public affairs, good business ethics and values in dark times. Journal of Public Affairs (14723891), 9(2), 83-85. | |
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