Recommend the redesign of Hershey’s performance management system to appeal to the diverse groups it employs.
To redesign Hershey’s performance management system, a special appeal needs to be made where the system is picked apart looking for areas that will offer immediate improvement and opportunities. Hershey should emphasize the importance of working together, encouraging employees to share new ideas amongst the tenured and newer employees. One way this can be done is through employee empowerment which “means giving employees responsibility and authority to make decisions regarding all aspects of product development or customer service” (Noe, 2011). Every employee wants to feel like they are part of a bigger picture in regards to the
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You can ask any Hershey employee and almost always here the same, company values play out in all our positions and each of us feels a sense of ownership and pride working here. My peers and I appreciate the diversity that is both present and yet to come. To me, having a diverse workforce presents opportunities for learning about different cultures and then having all of us work together for Hershey where our ideas and thoughts are heard and respected. Hershey has fueled my desire for growth and knowledge. Each of us plays our motivations out daily which can be seen in our work performance. Hershey’s company culture of teamwork runs deep and can be reflected in our work ethic towards achieving company goals head-on. Our company values and beliefs that we can make a difference in the world encourages us all to give 110% for Hershey and others who lives we will reach in charity. Maybe you have already heard how Hershey gives back through the Milton Hershey School as well as “Dollars for Doers” program (Noe, 2011) . It took no one person to make Hershey an international success but it will take a multitude of different individuals to keep us revered as a successful company. “We are One Hershey, winning together while accepting individual responsibility for our results” (Noe, 2011).
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