Paying your employees to leave!
Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, give his new
recruits “the offer”; telling the new workers
that the company will pay them over $2000 to
quit if they’re not sure they’ll be happy at the
company.
On the next slide, list as many advantages and
disadvantages of this strategy, dividing them into the
correct functional areas.
Operations
Human Resources
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3
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Finance
Marketing
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Time for some
Read the slides and articles below to find:
• new information on Zappos and their strategy
• evidence to enhance your existing arguments
Source: https://www.mindflash.com/blog/2012/01/infographic-the-staggering-cost-of-a-bad-hire/
Further Research
• Harvard Business Review – Why Amazon is
copying Zappos
• Gallup Poll – Worldwide, only 13% of employees
are engaged at work
• The Guardian – Culture, training and customer
service at Zappos
• The Guardian – Happy Workers = Business
Growth at Zappos
• Exumatech – A look inside Zappos
• Jim’s Previous blog on Culture at Zappos
Does employing the right people
guarantee a successful business culture?
Insert Argument for
#1
Insert Argument
against #1
Insert Argument for
#2
Insert Argument
against #2
Evaluation
Caveat (as long as…)