What about the motivating strategy of allowing employees to rip the shirts of other employees off
Read the Focus on Ethics: Ethics of Motivation and Strategies in Chapter 9 of Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
Then, write a 2-4-page paper aJO
Answer the following questions:
Although there were some legal ramifications for what Hooters did, were the actions toward the waitresses also unethical?
Were the waitresses lied to? If so, is lying to employees unethical?
What about the motivating strategy of allowing employees to rip the shirts of other employees off? Is humiliating employees ethical?
How is it ethical to promise money or other compensation to students for studying hard? What if the losing students actually studied harder than the winner, but the winner only did well because he/she happened to be brighter? How would giving that student the money be fair to the students who studied harder?
The motivation techniques had the desired results by increasing sales or decreasing the use of paper, but how does that outweigh any negative consequences of such motivators?
From an ethical perspective, people should always be valued and respected for their sake and not for the benefits they can provide. Workers should not be treated as a means to an end but an end in themselves. Hooters treated the waitresses as a mere resource that can be rewarded, punished or motivated into delivering…………………