The Asian economic crisis has put many companies on the edge. Many have been forced to change the way they do business. The old attitude that employees follow instructions and are unable to make decisions or act on their own initiative① leads to underused② people.
The key to increasing employee productivity is through effective management. Managers must recognize that getting employees involved in the solution boost morale③. The decision making process should be pushed down the ladder. The focus of future organizations will shift to employee involvement, rather than power and control.