You Manage It! 2: Ethics/Social Responsibility Helping Employees Take Care of Home Tasks

A recent trend is for companies to actively try to help employees improve life at home, with many of these companies claiming that this is a form of social responsibility toward their employees, sometimes referred to as “internal stakeholders.” According to management professor David Lewis at UCLA, this represents “a growing effort by American business to reward people with time and peace of mind instead of more traditional financial tools like stock options and bonuses.” Consider the following:

  • ▪ Evernote, a software company, pays each of its 250 employees—from ...

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