There are three types of orientation: work unit orientation, organization
orientation, and procedural orientation.
Job rotation is the implementation of lateral transfers allowing employees to
work at different jobs in an organization.
Types of performance appraisal methods include written essays, multiperson
comparisons, and graphic rating scales.
Variable pay systems reward employees for the job skills and competencies they
Studies find that downsizing is as stressful for the survivors as it is for the
Although most sexual harassment complaints are filed against men, the
percentage of charges filed against women has steadily risen over the past
Sexual harassment is defined as any desired action or activity of a sexual
nature that explicitly affects an individual’s employment, performance, or work
A firm can do little to protect itself from sexual harassment claims. It is
usually one employee’s word against another’s.
The environment in today’s organizations with mixed-gender work teams and
working long hours is undoubtedly contributing to an increased number of
Work-family life conflicts are less relevant for male and single employees as
they are for married and female employees.
Today’s progressive workplaces provide a wide range of scheduling options and
benefits that allow employees more flexibility at work and allow them to better
balance or integrate their work and personal lives.
People who prefer integration are more likely to respond positively to options such
as flextime and part-time hours.