Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos introduced an unusual "Employee Empowerment" strategy in a letter to shareholders recently, one he attributed to Zappos, the shoe company. A program would give fulfillment center employees a lump sum cash payment to leave their jobs if they simply don't feel that Amazon is the place for them. Bezos' goal is to retain only the happiest, most committed workers.
The entire manager/employee relationship is based on one thing: communication. Yet most managers don’t talk to their staff enough … don’t know what to talk about … or don’t know how to have the necessary conversations to motivate and improve performance....Click here to find out more.