Corporate antics raise workers’ suspicions

Bad times are good times to open communication channels
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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/18/2002

A number of unprecedented events have eroded public and employee confidence in corporate management and integrity. Take your pick: the dotcom meltdown, fraud charges at Enron, Worldcom, Tyco and other corporate heavyweights, the ongoing decline of the stock market. The shine has come off many corporate stars.

Employers need to ask themselves how these events are impacting the morale of their own staff. It’s not a stretch to realize that people at all levels are looking inward at the company they’re working for. Employees are wondering:

•How secure is my job?