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08-22-2013, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by patnyrnyg View Post
So? There are lots of people out there who are unpleasant to work for. You either deal with it or quit. I am sure at least 90% of the people on here had bosses that were not exactly a pleasure to to deal with. Not sure why or how tremendous wealth or a stock price that has tripled means he has to treat his employees better.

I inherited my Dad's business the first thing I did was fire 3 people, get rid of spousal health care, and chop a weeks vacation. You know what? They thanked me for it. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, I make sure to pick someone out and yell at them for no reason other than it makes me feel good. My company has never been more profitable.

So, I agree, there's absolutely no correlation between treating your employees in a courteous and generous manner and increased worker production and satisfaction.

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