MFS senior manager dismissed; fund performance cited
- Why good managers get fired. Kennedy, Marilyn Moats // Across the Board;Mar1996, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p53
Focuses on the personal reasons why good managers still get fired. Idea that there are better people waiting to be recruited; Need for total commitment to the company; Need to fit with the boss and the organization.
- Companies follow `last in, first out' policy for layoffs. // Corporate Board;Mar/Apr92, Vol. 13 Issue 73, p28
Focuses on the results of a survey of discharged managers in the United States by Challenger, Gray & Christmas showing that companies generally have discharged their short-tenured managers and retained veteran managers.
- Firing managers. Pollock, Ted // Electric Light & Power;Mar1994, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p57
Offers advice on the dismissal of executives.
- How to manage senior executive terminations. Chagnon, Richard J. // USA Today Magazine;May96, Vol. 124 Issue 2612, p66
Offers tips on how to manage senior executive terminations. Company policies; Definition of standards of conduct; Benefits of a well-conducted separation process; Review of factors relating to terminations; Defamation of character and specificity. INSET: How to avoid termination suits..
- Golden goodbyes. Hunter, Ian // People Management;3/19/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p24
Argues that failure to give senior executives watertight contracts that include dismissal terms can be a costly mistake. Legal obligations without formal written contract; Market worth of an employee; Determination of the salaries of executives.
- Home, a loan make BB&T banker move. // Business North Carolina;May97, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p16
Reports on the dismissal of Barbara Huffman, a bank executive of Branch Banking and Trust Co. in Charlotte, North Carolina. Reason for the termination; Views from Tony Plath, director of the Center for Banking Studies; Interim of the position at South Trust Bank of North Carolina.
- Layoff lessons. Edwards, Audrey // Essence (Essence);Nov97, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p52
Lists lessons learned by managers from layoffs. Suggestions for executives.
- Fired managers turning to courts. // USA Today Magazine;Apr95, Vol. 123 Issue 2599, p7
Reports on the use of lawsuits by dismissed managers against their employers for unlawful discharge. Grounds for terminating an employee; Number of cases pending in the courts; Preventive legal practice.
- Executives face riskier futures. // Futurist;Aug/Sep98, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p14
States that executives are more likely to lose their jobs although they are paid well, according to the international outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas Incorporated. What corporations focus mostly on; Why executives are likely to lose their jobs any time; Comments from John A....