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"How does it consider to paintings here?"--The value of an organization's weather is necessary to its success.

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There’s considerable evidence that relationships between employees and their bosses are not as good as they might be. Worrall and Cooper maintain a regular ‘Quality of Working Life’ survey and report from the latest update (2006): perhaps one of the most striking findings is the extent to which the views and perceptions of directors differ from those of all other levels of management, including senior managers. Directors were far more likely to think that organisational change had improved morale, flexibility, employee participation, the speed of decision-making, profitability, productivity and motivation.

Work-related stress is a serious problem, causing physical and mental illness, accidents, poor performance and financial loss. A benign organizational climate may help to reduce the experience of stress. 51 5 Assessing organizational climate 53 Assessing organizational climate Some people, especially at work, like to measure everything, because this makes them feel as though they are in control. In reality, for everything that’s accurately measured, there’s some big and blobby unknown quantity lurking just around the corner.

Purcell (2000) 31 A Climate of Success observes that ‘research into individual performance-related pay … in the UK over the past decade has failed to show that such systems have an effect on performance. Instead, the growing conviction is that a pay system can at best have no effect on performance, but, at worst, it will damage competitiveness’. Although researchers have been aware of this, admittedly rather counter-intuitive, negative effect of reward for so long, the idea that performance-related pay, incentive bonuses and so on are the right way – perhaps the only way – to get people to deliver good results is still very widespread.

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