Riordan, General Mills and Continental Airlines Case Study by ResearchRiter

Riordan, General Mills and Continental Airlines
An examination of the employee motivation and compensation problems at General Mills and Continental Airlines.
# 125671 | 1,250 words | 23 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Business (Companies) , Business (Management) , Business (Human Resources)


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Description:

This paper includes generic benchmarking on two companies--General Mills and Continental Airlines--that have had employee motivation and compensation problems similar to those in the Riordan scenario. The companies' problem, solution, and results are described and analyzed.

From the Paper:

"General Mills is an organization that had to address compensation problems similar to those of Riordan. The issue at General Mills was that it had introduced a new concept, Squeez-it, for which it had developed new processes and built new leaner plants. The concept was a difficult one for employees to acclimate to, as it meant fundamental changes in the way manufacturing was done. Manufacturing employees were accustomed to punching a time clock and earning an hourly wage, but the Squeez-it employees had no time..."

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Riordan, General Mills and Continental Airlines (2008, December 01) Retrieved September 23, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/case-study/riordan-general-mills-and-continental-airlines-125671/

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"Riordan, General Mills and Continental Airlines" 01 December 2008. Web. 23 September. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/case-study/riordan-general-mills-and-continental-airlines-125671/>

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