Factory and Industrial Management Volume 57, No. 6

Factory and Industrial Management Volume 57, No. 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...of personal interest in the new worker, certainly more so than if a man had been arbitrarily thrust upon him. This point alone I think does away with any bogey of employment department "over-centralization," which might be interpreted in some cases as "trying to run the whole job." Labor Maintenance And Control Another important function of employment department work can be called labor control, and deals with the worker on the job. You must be so set up that every employee in your whole organization feels that he not only originally entered the organization through you, but that at any time he is welcome to come to you with his grievances or troubles, provided he first takes up his case in the regular line prescribed by your rules, such as with the foreman in case of complaints about the work, etc. You are his court of appeal. No matter whether his troubles are in regard to his work, or the job, or personal difficulties outside of the job, the worker's trouble is your trouble and you stand as the bulwark guaranteeing a square deal for him both inside and outside of the gates. To this end, particularly in large plants, unless you are so organized that the worker can obtain ready access to you without considerable loss of time and consequent loss in his pay envelope, you are losing an influence that will do as much, and possibly more, toward stabilizing your force and reducing your labor turnover than the proper initial selection. It is through your labor control division that all your records of re-hires, transfers and terminations should come to you, and from these records you compile data for statistics and reports. Procedures In Regard To Records The need of records and statistics influences very largely the methods...show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236844823
  • 9781236844828