National Geographic : 1916 Dec
Loyal to the Service They Uphold Each Other's Hands The public must be served. This is the dominating thought of the entire Bell organ ization from the president down. Every employe feels the sense of responsibility that this working principle implies. The public must be served-efficiently, uninterruptedly. In the fulfilment of this policy,the manage ment of the Bell System realizes that every individual employe must give undivided and undistracted effort and interest to his work. To assure this, every worker receives ade quate remuneration, ample protection in case of illness and provision for old age. Allthese personal matters are cared for so that the em ploye has the least possible worry regarding his own welfare. His whole-hearted atten tion can be devoted to serving the public. While each employe realizes that he is but a single factor, he understands that not only is supreme personal effort expected of him, but also a loyal support to every other telephone worker. There is something in the telephone organ ization which imbues every employe with a spirit of loyaltyto thepublic. All fee: a direct responsibility for each other because each recognizes that only by mutual endeavor can theyrender thehighstandard of service which is expected ofthem. Theyupholdeachother's hands so that the public may be served. ®pON AMERICAN TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY AND ASSOCIATED COMPANIES One Policy One System Universal Service "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."