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Today, employees of game developer Raven Software will get the results of their vote to unionize. This provided an opportunity for industry leaders to ask for their views on unions. And said former US Nintendo boss Reggie Phils-Ame Washington Post He said in an interview today that good leaders would accept unions as a business reality.
“In many industries, unification is a good thing,” Phils-Am said. “And as a leader, you need to look tough, and if your employees want this, you need to address it, accept it, and move on.”
Phils-Ame has a long career ahead of its time at Nintendo. He worked exclusively at Pizza Hut, which had contact with numerous union-heavy businesses, including truck drivers. And he explained that in his experience, unions are something that a competent leader learns to work with.
“I’ve worked in industries that had a high level of unionization,” Phils-Ame said. “It simply came to our notice then. It’s a situation where as a leader, as an executive, you need to manage just like any other challenge, problem or opportunity that you face. “
In addition to the unification, Films-AIM also talked about the underlying conditions that are leading employees to consolidate their power.
“From my perspective, I believe companies need to look at their practice strictly and make sure they create a worker-friendly environment,” Films-Aime said. “Many of these organizations are in the news because of the issues that are coming up. Again, these are not one or two issues, but systemic issues that are running rampant.
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