Identity crisis

Howlings, Judith
May 1998
People Management;5/28/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p19
Deals with the problems faced by firms carrying out disciplinary procedures. Why employees wanted to remain anonymous when complaining against their superior; Advice for employers in considering the fairness and reasonableness of a dismissal where the disciplinary procedure has been invoked; Details on some cases involving employees and the employers. INSET: Other cases to consider.


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