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Title: Implementing a Conservative Business Dress Policy


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Implementing a Conservative Business Dress
Policy
for MetroBank
  • Patricia Sykes
  • Consultant
  • April 3, 2008

SPL Strategic Solutions Management Consulting and
Training
2
Consultant On Call for You
Patricia Sykes 404 555-8000 404 555-3800
(fax) psykes_at_consulting.com View this
presentation at www.spl/consulting/metrobank
SPL Strategic Solutions Management Consulting and
Training
3
Trend from Casual Back to Conservative Business
Attire
4
Rapid Growth of Business Casual Dress During 1990s
Companies with dress-down days
24
95
72 One day
40 Every day
Extent casual dress allowed
5
Downside of Dressing Down
  • Relaxed manners, morals, and productivity
  • Increased on-the-job flirting, harassment,
    tardiness, and absenteeism
  • Confusion over appropriate casual dress resulting
    from unclear dress-down policies

6
The Way Back to Conservative Business Dress
  • Slowing economy linked to overall lack of
    professionalism
  • Formal dress code reinstated in the Bush White
    House
  • Many large businesses returning to formal
    business attire
  • Fewer companies offer casual dress policies

7
Analysis of Conservative Business Dress
Advantages
Disadvantages
  • Improved attitudes
  • Increased productivity
  • Enhanced image
  • Greater versatility
  • Increased respectfor women and minorities
  • Additional wardrobe expenditures

8
What to wear . . .
Isnt a guess with business professional dress
9
Clear Policy Sets Rule for Acceptable Dress
10
Sources of Information
Brooks Bro.
Dayton Hudson Corp.
Neiman Marcus
Mens Wear-house
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Guidelines for Successful Implementation
  • Access sources provided and consider consultant
    options
  • Appoint an employee committee to recommend
    implementation guidelines
  • Consider phasing the policy to allow employees to
    adjust wardrobes for full implementation
  • Evaluate the success of the program and make
    needed changes

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Consultant On Call for You
Patricia Sykes 404 555-8000 404 555-3800
(fax) psykes_at_consulting.com
  • View this presentation at
  • www.spl/consulting/ metrobank

SPL Strategic Solutions Management Consulting and
Training
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