Why Everyone's Working So Hard
DECEMBER 26, 2011
While IBM would always fire employees for ethical violations, almost no one was fired because of poor performance. In today's competitive world, job security for managers and professionals seems a distant dream. Overall, the professional work ethic has increased in a world where the value of performing can bring greater rewards, while the cost of nonperformance can bring severe and immediate punishment. Global Competition In the 1950s managers and professionals in the U.S.