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Wednesday, December 29, 2004

Carrot - Stick - Rectal Insertion

posted by Jazz at 12/29/2004 02:46:00 PM

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Brought to you courtesy of dougpetch.com

How do you get your employees to love you? Well, if you're U.S. Airways, you give them two interestingly balanced statements.

First on deck: "U.S. Airways is appealing to employees to work for free at Philadelphia's airport over the New Year's weekend."

... and in nearly the same breath: "... the airline warned employees that it will review the attendance records of those who called in sick over the Christmas holiday and discipline workers who abused the sick-time system."

Definitely go read this lesson, which should be required for all MBA hopefuls, on how to win friends and influence employees.