You’re Fired! How Strong Leadership and Company Culture Can Decrease Terminations and Associated Lawsuits
On The Apprentice, firing an employee gets simplified down to two words: You’re fired!
But in the real world, terminating an employee is much more complex. It’s a big deal and carries potentially huge ramifications if handled inappropriately. Interestingly, companies with strong leadership and an equally powerful culture may be able to largely avoid terminations — with the added bonus of minimizing exposure to wrongful termination lawsuits as well.
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