Management Behaviour Memo(Hrm531)

Management Behavior Memo
Oparemi Temitope
University of Phoenix
Human Capital Management (HRM 531)

      There are some areas of management which are vital to the success of the merger with Enviro Tech. This is a critical time for our organization, and I would like to discuss a few areas that our company needs to concentrate and manage during this period of change and growth. Employee moral and productivity is essential and very necessary, we need to monitor our working atmosphere, and head off any problems before they start. We must also try to manage how to deal with our due diligence, and be sure we are practicing ethical decision making, also following employment and labor laws during this transitional period. more so, we need to preserve our level of integrity, and be sensitive to new employees, maybe they are new hires, or acquired from our merger with Enviro Tech, as we all come from various backgrounds, and view this merger differently.

      I will be talking on the subject of employee behavior. “When it comes to handling and managing people, all managers must be fully concerned to some extent with the following five activities: staffing, retention, development, adjustment, and managing change” (Cascio, 2006, p. 6). I will briefly discuss retention of our top employees. According to Cascio (2006), retention consists of (1) rewarding employees for performing their jobs effectively; (2) ensuring harmonious working relations between employees and managers; and (3) maintaining a safe, healthy work environment. Undoubtedly, there may be some questions and concerns from our current employees about how this process works, job security, and working environment going forward. It will be our duty as management to help ease this transition, as to not lose our quality employees. The way we as managers handle this merger, will positively or negatively influence and affect our employee’s attitudes, and ultimately could affect their productivity and loyalty...