In the first phase Samsung is going to implement a comprehensive reshuffle of work positions by simplifying seven job titles into four. It’s also going to add the Korean suffix “nim” to every employee’s name regardless of their job title in a bid to promote horizontal communication. The suffix “nim” can be used with names and titles as an expression of politeness and respect. Existing job titles like daeri (assistant manager), gwajang (manager), and bujang (team leader) will be replaced with four levels based on the employee’s job competency. The change does not apply to job titles of executives.
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