Disciplinary process – Case study
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For this assessment you must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the process required to terminate a difficult employee.
After reading the provided case study that relates to the discipline and termination of an employee, you are required to develop a clear argument to support the decision of Fair Work Australia, conduct a risk analysis and consider relevant policies and procedures, legislation and performance management issues to support your argument.
You are required to produce a written report for your manager as to why your organisation lost the case.
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Appendix: Case study – Sam’s termination
You have recently become a Team Manager at a small security company. Sam is a programmer in your team. She has recently missed a couple of deadlines on a project. Sam has been pretty upset about this. She is a diligent worker; however, the organisation has started working on a new programming language and Sam is not familiar with it.
You are aware of your predecessor’s methods for dealing with her. She would come out and yell at Sam and then go back to her office. Sam’s employee file that shows that there have been no verbal or written warnings recorded against her.
As Sam’s new manager you have been managing her more effectively. You have been spending time to try and understand her issues and have reallocated resources…...
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