Balance Command and Control (Discipline) with Organizational Commitment

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Balance Command and Control (Discipline) with Organizational Commitment
K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India, Member
"Employment at will" and "big stick" are factors coming under the command and control of an organization. While I agree that this aspect has to be there for every organization, it has to be balanced with organizational commitment towards the employee.
If I as an individual employee realize that command and control are part of the organizational requirement, but also that the organization respects me and my performance and provides me enough opportunities to grow, it is OK....Sign up

Balancing Command and Control?
Ian van Jaarsveld, Strategy Consultant, South Africa, Member
My concern with language like "command and control" is that it instills fear and insecurity, and once this is prevalent in an organization culture, pe...Sign up

Disciplinary Systems: Hot Stove Rule and OODA Loop
K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India, Member
McGregor's Hot Stove RuleEv...Sign up

Example of Benefits of Maintaining Discipline
J. D. Popham, Professor, China, Member
Not all cultures embrace the same values. In another country, I was teaching "management" to sophomores (Editor = 2nd year University stude...Sign up

Balanced Command and Control with Organizational Commitment
K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India, Member
Consider also the application of balancing command control with organizational commitment in the fields of organizational changeSign up

Consequences for Acts of Indiscipline
Samir Desai, Manager, India, Member
Indeed it is my experience that to instill discipline in an organization:
1. It has to be ensured that there is a certainty for consequenceSign up

Balanced Command and Control and Employee Welfare
ernest agbenohevi, Consultant, Ghana, Member
I agree employees need to be controlled, particularly in line with the values of the organisation, which all employees must know and abide by.
W...Sign up

Control and Command of Human Capital has Become Cumbersome and Strenuous
Chimbadzwa, Student (MBA), Member
Human capital these days is no longer dedicated to duty, hence the need for control and command. Punishment seems to work more than mere education and...Sign up

Balanced Command and Control
Prof. Dr. Jekabs U. Leititis, Professor, Germany, Member
@Ian van Jaarsveld: I do not agree fully with your comments. The terminology used in the "hot stove rule" is not for...Sign up

Command and Control in Organisations!
VENKATESWARAN, Teacher, India, Member
The issue of command and control in organisations is quite complex and has to be dealt with utmost care and maturity by top management.
The guid...Sign up

Perhaps the Problem with Management is Management.
jeffrey wallk, Business Consultant, United States, Member
The notion the workers need to be 'managed' suggests the need to control and impart discipline to ensure the right results are achieved.
What if...Sign up

Effective Command & Control Equals Leadership
James Roberts
In order to obtain a positive environment with effective "command and control", there must first exist the foundation of effective management being: p...Sign up

Nurturing Ethics and Values for Command and Control
Charles Juster, HR Consultant, India, Member
Command and control as construed today is more a curative approach than a preventive approach towards workplace discipline.
For workplace disc...Sign up

Command and Control are Dual Elements in Any Organizational System
C.L. Kappagomtula, Professor, Malaysia, Member
Command is specific per individual and also dependent on one's own personality, as well as the structure and dynamics in the organization.
Contr...Sign up

Control PLUS Organizational Commitment
LOURDES ARELLANO CHAVEZ, Consultant, Mexico, Member
Certainly the controls are effective and significant only when the leaders of a company are 'living' the instruction as the way forward to achive bene...Sign up

Balanced Command Control Application Areas
K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India, Member
There are many avenues in which this approach can be used:
1. Physical work environment: workplace layout, work organization-environment, task in...Sign up

Balanced Command and Control
A demonstrated disciplined and ethical culture of management that is presented well to all employees is the most positive factor to prompt all to be a...Sign up

The Four Attributes of McGregor are only Half of What's Needed
Lenyatso, Teacher, Botswana, Member
The four attributes of McGregor provides an excellent framework on punitive action.
It should however be noted that discipline cannot be conf...Sign up

Vitality Curve Principle (Welch)
Ian van Jaarsveld, Strategy Consultant, South Africa, Member
Vitality Curve (Welch, GE)It st...Sign up

Clarification on McGregor's Theory
sachithanandam, HR Consultant, India, Member
Good, but there is a contradiction between McGregor's X and Y Theory and the Hot Stove Rule. Kindly try to give more explanation on this......Sign up

No Contradiction Between Theory X and Y and the Hot Stove Rule
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
@Sachithanandam: thanks for bringing this up. I think there is no contradition:
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The Need for Discipline
jacinta wamwaki, Kenya, Member
Discipline is important in any organization for it makes it possible for people to have a sense of commitment to the organization & a control on what ...Sign up

The Need for Self Discipline and Professional Discipline
John limpus, Australia, Member
Discipline can be subdivided into self discipline and professional discipline. If employees lack self discipline, then you will have constant conflict...Sign up

Employment At-will is Tenuous
KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States, Member
Employment at-will is a philosophy of law that says that provided there was no express contract for a definite term governing the employment re...Sign up

Balanced Command and Control with Org Commitment - Still a Must
Midas Sekgabo, Head - Strategy and Projects, Botswana, Member
From the above posts, balanced command and control is the only viable option for any institution.
We are looking here at taking responsibility an...Sign up

Command and Control and Employment At-will
K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India, Member
@KATHRYN PAWLEY STEINER : Even if an employee has signed the employment agreement at-will, the employer cannot termi...Sign up

Right to Work States in US Favor Employers
KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States, Member
@K. Narayana Moorthy: hello and thank you for your encouraging comments that should be considered by more right to w...Sign up

Balance Command and Control
K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India, Member
Kathryn Pawley Steiner, how nicely said.
Yes, it is always good to bargain/negotiated settlement of an issue between employer and employee.
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Culture and Ethnicity Play a Dominant Part in Command and Control of Organizations
C.L. Kappagomtula, Professor, Malaysia, Member
While a plethora of problems surface in most of the western management dominated organizations, there is a glaring exception in China. From my own exp...Sign up

Us versus Them
jacinta wamwaki, Kenya, Member
As long as employers see themselves as "'we'' and the employee as 'them'', things will continue to be bad, since the employees will never feel the own...Sign up

Balancing Command and Control
K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India, Member
My concept of right to work is ownership of the work itself, both of the employee and the employer, for the success and growth of an enterprise.
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Commitment Must Be Reciprocal Between Company and Employee
KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States, Member
There is agreement in this discussion that the commitment must be equal between the employer and employee. Honesty has to be present, in addition to o...Sign up

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