A31. “Managers should not promote or even retain employees who repeatedly express dissatisfaction with their jobs.”

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A32. “A company is not responsible for motivating employees; instead, motivation is the employee’s own responsibility.”

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A33. “To be truly successful, companies should require all managers to spend one month per year in nonmanagerial positions.”

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A34. “An employee should not publicize a company’s ethical violations if doing so could harm the company.”

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A35. “Companies should never hire or promote employees on the basis of family relationships, friendships, or other social connections.”

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A36. “A manager should function primarily as an advocate for the employees whom he or she supervises.”

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A37. “Each year, a company should identify and fire the lowest-performing members of its workforce.”

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A38. “Companies should not have the right to fire employees for behavior outside the workplace.”

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A39. “In difficult economic times, companies should substantially reward the best-performing employees rather than give small raises and bonuses to all employees.”

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A40. “To encourage successful cooperation and collaboration among employees, companies should give salary raises and bonuses to teams rather than to individuals.”

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A41. “Employees committed to their own personal success usually make the most contributions to a company’s success.”

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A42. “In general, the best managers are those who trust their employees to work on their own without close monitoring.”

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A43. “People are more effectively motivated by myths and symbols than by logic and reasons.”

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