Quotes in respect
the management system which makes only a pretense of valuing employee involvement and encouraging employee empowerment merely breeds cynicism.
We will work with each other we will work side by side
And we'll guard each man's dignity and save each man's pride
Our mission statement about treating people with respect and dignity is not just words but a creed we live by every day. You can't expect your employees to exceed the expectations of your customers if you don't exceed the employees' expectations of management.
Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him. When I have read of labour troubles between employers and employees, I have often thought that many strikes and similar disturbances might be avoided if the employers would cultivate the habit of getting nearer to their employees, of consulting and advising with them, and letting them feel that the interest of the two are the same. --- from page 64 of his book, Up From Slavery
Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.
Most people in big companies are administered, not led. They are treated as personnel, not people.
When you go out into the workplace, you should be looking for things that you can do for your people there. You’ve got no business in the workplace if you’re just there to be there. You’ve got to be looking for changes you can make for the benefit of the people who are working there.
He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect.
When you want something really bad, you will put up with a lot of flaws. But if you do not yet know you want something, your tolerance will be much lower. That’s why it is especially important for us to build a beautiful, elegant and considerate piece of software. Every bit of grace, refinement, and thoughtfulness on our part will pull people along. Every petty irritation will stop them and give the impression that it is not worth it.