In order to increase business productivity, benefit packages and other financial incentives might not be adequate. Rather, the focus upon common respect for — and decent treatment of — all workers is discussed, with primary emphasis given to the endemic workplace problem of worker harassment. Simple courtesies, genuine team and individual service acknowledgement, and the dismantling of a counterproductive, hierarchical worker system, often lead to increased productivity, congenial relationships, and a happier and healthier worker.
"Workplace Bullying and Ethical Leadership,"
The Journal of Values-Based Leadership:
2, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholar.valpo.edu/jvbl/vol1/iss2/5