Interclean - Envirotech Merger Memo

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Memo: InterClean – EnviroTech Merger
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InterClean, Inc

Memo DATE: March 1, 2005 TO: Sales Department - Supervisors FROM: Sue Smith, Sales Manager RE: Management Behavior – InterClean Inc., - EnviroTech, Inc., Merger
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I am writing as a follow-up to the recent team meeting in which we discussed the pending merger with EnviroTech, Inc. As we discussed at the meeting, it is critical to the success of our company to ensure that the sales management team exhibits behaviors that support the merger, optimizes profitability during and after the transition, and we support staff before, during and after the changes that we are about to face. As we discussed, I expect you to ensure we maintain worker productivity, meet or exceed all human resource management legal requirements, and maintain or promote diversity within the workforce.

Behaviors that support productivity
As supervisors you can have a significant impact on your team’s productivity. This is particularly true during turbulent times when there is a tendency for employee morale to dip, feelings of insecurity to rise, and stress to run rampant. These factors can lead to absenteeism, tardiness, work stoppages, and other productivity drains. In the extreme, seasoned professionals that believe that their positions are at risk may seek positions elsewhere leading to organizational brain drain, and the need to hire new staff at considerable cost to the company.

We can mitigate the negative impacts on by taking a proactive approach to managing the situation. You must establish strong, two-way communication with your teams. The transfer of information both up and down the organization is critical to address issues before they become significant problems. You can expect that employees will be…...

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