Jeffrey L Minch of Littlefield Advisors has a set of guidelines that provide clarity and help ensure a difficult task is accompanied by poise and brevity when it comes to "Firing People"
Firing people and laying folks off is a hard day. Here are some thoughts on how to do it.
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So, a CEO has a series of things she struggles with...
One of those things is terminating employment either by firing someone (for cause) or laying someone off (not for cause).
They are both difficult to do. Here's some thoughts on the subject.
Building and reducing staff is a normal part of a CEO's responsibilities. It is, hopefully, not something that is done often or with a cavalier attitude. You are messing with people's lives and what goes around, comes around.
Still it happens. Be ready, plan it out, execute it with precision."
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