Question 1: Businesses seek to attract and retain employees who meet the needs of the organization, and prospective employees seek to work for businesses that will satisfy their needs. What are some of the elements important to employees when deciding among prospective employers?
Question #2: How are cross-functional teams used in businesses today? Why are they important to achieving business goals? What advantages might employees get from working within those kinds of teams?
Question #3: Delegating decision making to employees is known as “empowerment.” Under what circumstances does this decision making method make most sense? How has empowerment changed the role of a manager?