The Employer-Employee dynamic
The Employer-Employee dynamic has changed dramatically over the years. Dating back to the beginning of time, many laborers were compensated simply with just food and shelter or farm produce to provide for their families. Flash forward to the next monumental development, the Industrial Revolution. Employees worked fourteen to sixteen hours a day for six days a week and received only $8 to $10 dollars a week, amounting to a whopping 10 cents per hour (U.S. History, 2013). The working conditions were harsh and the Employer-Employee dynamic consisted of solely downward communication and an ‘obey or bust’ relationship.
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