Work and employment

escape – at work. Hemingway Life without work is not possible. People spend most of life time at work, position at work shows person’s position in life, good career position shows person’s achievements in life. Also work – is person’s identity: it means that profession and sphere of work influence person the most, it determines…

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Workers Motivation

workers. What is it that pushes workers to improve their performance, increase their effort and ultimately feel part of an organisation? “Motivation is a conscious decision to perform one or more activities with greater effort than other competing activities” (Roberts and Corbett, 2009, Understanding Organisational Behaviour IB1230 p.240). It could be interpreted that motivation being a ‘conscious…

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Workplace bullying

Background Workplace bullying refers to the continuous criticism, negative comments on one’s work or personality etc which harm the mental state of an employee much more than the sexual harassment. As such, both the workplace bullying and the sexual harassment have an ability to create a negative aura but still, workplace bullying has much more…

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Employee reward

Employee Reward Assignment The aim of this essay is to discuss the advantages and disadvantages relating to broad-banding and grading pay structures. The first part of this paper will define broad-banding and grading pay structures. It will continue including various examples of both broad-branding and grading pay structures and also discussing the benefits and drawbacks…

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Alcohol consumption in UK

Introduction Alcohol consumption in the UK has increased rapidly in recent years, not just among young people but across society. In this report we will focus on: Consumer behaviour theories explaining Melanie’s binge drinking. Recollect reference groups who influence Melanie’s attitudes. Discuss Government strategies and campaigns such as the Portman Group. The alcohol industry provides…

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Hiring employees

traditional unstructured interview most common but least effective, why still relied on by managers during selection process, and how to make selection process more effective? Explain best approach to making sound selection decisions and justify Hiring employees effectively is vital to the survival of any organisation. The hiring process consists of soliciting potential candidates during…

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Subcontractors

1.0 Introduction Wikipedia (2009) defined subcontractor as “an individual or in many cases a business that signs a contract to perform part or all of the obligations of another’s contract”. Other authors, Gerald N. Hill & Kathleen T. Hill (2005) defined subcontractor as “a person or business which has a contract with a contractor to…

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