The Equity Issue LO5903

Virginia I. Shafer (
Wed, 28 Feb 1996 09:38:01 -0700

Replying to LO5870 --

Andrew Moreno wrote:

>I think companies can set up initiatives, like establishing downsized
>white-collar workers as principals of micro-loan programs, to maintain
>white-collar workers' values of control over money, people and
>Downsized white collar workers lose company authorized control over
>company resources. Ownership in a small-business start-up
>proprietorship, regardless of whether the delivered services are
>"intellectual" or not, is not a suitable replacement for lost control.

I say let them wallow a while with their feelings of loss of control.
They never really had it to begin with. What you propose is to satisfy
their need to exercise power over another. Let them learn cooperative
behaviors as a peer for a change. Whomever "they" are...


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