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Your supervisor has asked you to lead the project for adding employees for the new plant. It is a new production facility, with a new product line and manufacturing process, UPI has designed. You anticipate that some existing employees will be interested in transferring to the new plant and you will be hiring over 50 new employees, some to backfill the transfers and others to staff the new facility. You are not responsible for the hiring process, HR will manage that, but your Director wants your team to be sure that new hires fit into the culture. You have discussed with him and you both agree it is a great time to start making some cultural changes to make the work environment more challenging and interesting to address the issues of performance and morale for a long-term solution.

To address this need you research and prepare a report to share with your Director, including the following elements:

1. What is the impact on of individual employees' personalities on their attitudes towards work?
2. How can individual values influence workforce performance, both positively and negatively?
3. Discuss how to use job design to create the high performance work climate that UPI wants to create in both the existing and new production facilities.
4. What types of goals do you suggest UPI use to foster a collaborative work environment?

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What is the impact on of individual employees' personalities on their attitudes towards work?

Individual personalities of employees have a major influence on their attitude towards work, be it related to their communication with their peers, ability to work on team projects, ability to take decisions and ability to lead. Individual personalities go a long way in defining the behavior of employees in organizational setting and are a contributing factor towards employee's performance at workplace.

It is essential that HR teams hire the employees with the correct personality traits to suit individual job positions in the organization. If there will be good fit between the personalities of individual employees and their job positions, the productivity of the employee would be higher as he will be more motivated.

Employee's individual personalities also plays a major role in effectiveness of teams in today's organizations as team settings are quite common now days and organizations need to ensure that there are no personality related conflicts among team members. There should be a good balance of different types of personalities in teams to ensure that teams perform in a productive manner.

How can individual values influence workforce performance, both positively and negatively?

Individual values play a major role in influencing the performance of the workforce in both positive and negative manner, depending on circumstances. If the ...

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UPI's new production facility: Impact on employees, attitudes, performance, climate

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