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Healing the Wounds: Overcoming the Trauma of Layoffs and Revitalizing Downsized Organizations by David M. Noer

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13.5. The Global Context of New Paradigm Leadership

The employment relationship is more than what is defined by the "employing" organization; it also is shaped by national and regional cultures. The psychological contract between the organization and multigenerational employees (husbands, wives, sons, and daughters all working in the same plant), and living in a North Carolina "mill village," was certainly different from that of the highly employable software engineer working for a start-up during the boom days in California's Silicon Valley. It is a mark of the relentless advent of the new reality that the mills have closed, replaced by operations in China and other low-labor-cost countries, and that technology—and its fuel, venture capital—are ...

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