Employee involvement and organizational effectiveness
The aim of this article is to evaluate the extent to which the involvement of employees in a business setting influences the organization’s running. It also focuses on how the involvement of employees affects the market share, productivity and portability of the goods and services within an organization. The authors of the article used co relational methodologies to effectively cover the topic under study. One of the methods used is a cross-sectional survey where questionnaires were administered. Interviews are another method that has been used to gather the information included in the article.
The article is a composition of a research methodology with the independent variable being the employee involvement. The measures employed to effectively evaluate the involvement of employees in an organizational setting include; team involvement, empowerment and capacity development. The findings of the study are summarized and analyzed in a table. The table provides a clear-cut on the influence of employees on the organization. It is essential to note that employee involvement on the issue pertaining an organization have a positive impact on the effectiveness of the firm. However, the authors are specific and warn against drawing a conclusion from the study. This is because the study was carried out in the banking industry only. All the research shows that not every questionnaire that was issued was retrieved. This is attributed to the fear of some respondents in the belief that their answers may fall in the hands of their competitors revealing the secret of their success.
Exploring Trends in the Codes of Ethics of the Fortune 100 and Global 100 Corporations
The emerging issues in the codes and content of global corporate websites are analyzed in this article through a longitudinal study. The authors evaluate the top 100 firms in the U.S industry to draw a conclusion. The method of acquiring the relevant information entailed surfing websites of almost 200 companies. During this survey, the different codes of ethics employed by the companies were evaluated. Data mining is the prevalent method of analyzing the data that was collected. From the results gathered, the number of ethical code words ranged between 95 and 98 percent for the top 100 U.S based companies.
The findings of the research further showed the high frequency of ethical keywords. Therefore, the journal is composed of a convergence of the contents. The ethical codes are available on the websites of the corporations. This shows a high level of disclosure in the companies as opposed to several years before. The changes in the disclosure of the content are used to draw a hypothesis for several years back.
In conclusion, this implies that many small and startup companies can compare their code of ethics with those of the leading firms in the industry. On the other hand, the study is also beneficial for companies expanding their subsidiary branches to other countries. It provides them with the chance to analyze the similarities and differences with other international corporations. The study further analyzes the contents of the code of ethics of the world’s top 500 firms and compares them based on the frequency of occurrence of the ethical keywords. This is done to determine whether the content is divergent or convergent. This is done within a given time span and is used to show how changes have occurred with time.