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designing employment contracts

1. Your firm has built a manufacturing plant not too far from a large European city. You are a member of a management team that is charged with designing employment contracts that promote high effort among the employees. What factors might you bring to the attention of the team? Would your answer change if the manufacturing plant is located near a fairly isolated village in a developing nation?

2. Your firm, which specializes in complex electronic products, has grown rapidly and you are now incorporating. Even after incorporation, a large percentage of the stock will be held by the founders, including you. Your colleague recommends a large corporate board made up exclusively of outsiders. She is very concerned about the sensationalized corporate scandals in recent years. Do you agree with her recommendation? Explain.

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Some of the factors that I will bring to the attention of the team:

1) Local laws and regulations applicable to the employment contracts in the country.
2) Terms and conditions offered by other competitors in the country.
3) Best practices pursued by leading firms in the industry in terms of ...

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Your firm has built a manufacturing plant not too far from a large European city. You are a member of a management team that is charged with designing employment contracts that promote high effort among the employees. What factors might you bring to the attention of the team? Would your answer change if the manufacturing plant is located near a fairly isolated village in a developing nation?

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