1. Why is it important to focus on motivating employees who survive a layoff?
2. To what extent is Conaty’s advice consistent with equity and expectancy theory?
3. Do you believe that recognition will motivate layoff survivors? Explain.
4. Do you agree that managers should find ways to have fun in the work environment after a layoff? Why or why not?
5. What is the biggest takeaway you get from trying to link content in this chapter to this case?