In [[Management Control]] personnel controls build on employees’ natural tendencies to control themselves, because most people have a conscience that leads them to do what is right; find self-satisfaction when they do a good job and see their organization succeed. Labels: * Self-control * Intrinsic motivation * Ethics and morality * Trust and atmosphere * Loyalty People controls ensure that employees ... * Will control their own behaviors ** Personnel control ** Self-monitoring * Will control each others’ behaviors ** Cultural controls ** Mutual-monitoring * People controls are part of virtually every management control system + becoming more important in … “flatter and leaner organizations with empowered employees.” !Methods to implement personnel controls Generally, it is about “finding the right people, giving them a good work environment and the necessary resources” … * ''Selection and placement'' ** Finding the right people to do a particular job. * ''Training'' ** Give employees a greater sense of professionalism; ** Create interest in the job by helping employees tounderstand their job better. * ''Job design + provision of necessary resources'' ** So that motivated and qualified employees have a highprobability of success (e.g., equipment, staff support,freedom from interruption, etc.) !People controls * Must always be relied on to a certain extent; * Have relatively few harmful side-effects; * Involve relatively low out-of-pocket costs. * However, it is rare that people controls will be sufficient.In most cases, it is necessary to supplement them with … ** [[Action Controls]] ** [[Results Controls]] Maybe, you just shouldn’t put all your trust in people?