The good jobs strategy : how the smartest companies invest in employees to lower costs and boost profits / by Zenyep Ton
By: Ton, Zeynep.Publisher: New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014Description: x, 229 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780544114449.Subject(s): Human resources management | Employees | Organisational effectiveness | Strategy
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An unnecessary sacrifice -- Great operations need great people -- The penalties of going cheap on retail labor -- Model retailers: who knew it could be this good? -- Offer less -- Standardize and empower -- Cross-train -- Operate with slack -- Seizing strategic opportunities -- Values and constraints.
Advises that a company which values its workforce has better business results. Reveals research and analysis that shows how smart business leaders can create strong shareholder returns while creating good jobs. Describes elements of the good jobs strategy in a variety of successful companies around the world.