The Saturday Evening Post Volume 172, No. 2

The Saturday Evening Post Volume 172, No. 2

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...brains will be of service. If the office is connected with a mannfactory, give the office force the opportunity three or four times a year of going through the works and studying the other end of the business. And I would suggest further that the shopmen also be granted the privilege of occasionally seeing how the oflice work is executed. I believe that a half-hour's talk once a week with his clerical force, even down to the office boys, confiding in them as far as is practicable his plans for furthering the interests of the conceni and occasionally asking for a suggestion as to ways and means of accomplishing his object, would entirely revolutionize the spirit that nov prevails in the average big office. Furthermore. I believe there should he a regular scale of salaries, permitting of constant, if slight, increase at stated intervals, so' that the employee will know that his services are not paid for according to the caprice or the stinginess of one man, but according to their actual worth to the company. Nothing brings out the best in an honest man's work so much as kindly appreciation. To sum it all up in a nutshell, let the employer treat his men as if he expected each one of them to some day distinguish himself in his employ, and he will no longer have occasion to mourn the dearth of progressive young men. A. R. Editor Saturday livening l'o.t: The primary adjuncts to success in life are health, temperance, honesty and ambition. Perfect health makes a man equal to all emergencies. Temperance in all things helps a man to keep himself physically. intellectually and morally perfect. Every man measures honesty according to his conscience. Vhat one man will deem dishonest another may consider honorable, because the elasticity of his...
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  • Paperback | 1136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 56mm | 1,982g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236863178
  • 9781236863171