“I got fired by HR. My manager says he doesn’t even know why I got fired.” Statements like this are annoying. It’s as if there are evil HR ladies (ahem) lurking around corners, just waiting to terminate people.
That’s not how it happens.
Who has the final decision-making authority for termination decisions? When is HR the decision maker? When is it the manager?
There needs to be more clarity around this issue
I posted three separate polls on this issue, all asking the same question: Who has the final firepower?
But for each, I gave a different situation:
1. Entry-level Jane is caught stealing other people’s lunches. HR wants to fire. Manager says keep. Who is the final decision maker?
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