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Chapter 10: For Further Reflection
Question #1: What does the concept of company loyalty mean to you? Does it still make sense today?
The concept of company loyalty refers to the commitment and dedication of an employee to their employer and their willingness to stay with the company for a long period of time. Loyalty to the company may also be a sense of obligation to reciprocate the employer's investment in your professional development, providing opportunities for growth and paying a fair wage. For others, it may come from personal relationships and loyalty to colleagues and managers. It can manifest itself in a variety of ways, such as showing up to work regularly, working in a team, going the extra mile to complete tasks, and advocating for the interests of the company.
I believe that still make sense today because defined company loyalty refers to employees staying with the organization rather than seeking work elsewhere. Company loyalty, broadly defined, stems from the idea that the organization possesses a nobility worth serving, even if the employees do not personally benefit from the contribution.
Question #3: When, if ever is...