Ivey Publishing
Margaret Jefferson: Performance Issue at a Performing Arts Company (A)
Product Number:
9B12C024
Publication Date:
05/17/2012
Revised Date:
05/17/2012
Length:
4 pages (3 pages of text)
Product Type:
Case (Field)
Source:
Ivey
This case series describes a general manager’s decision of whether to fire an employee at a performing arts company. The scope of the case includes the organization of the company, the decision to hire the employee, his performance, and the decision to end the employment relationship. The general manager’s selection practices are described, and two role-playing exercises are included.
Learning Objective:
  • To illustrate typical hiring practices in small organizational settings, including elements of best practice and exceptions that may occur.
  • To show the interdependence of hiring, performance management, and exit decisions.
  • To build awareness of the emotional content of firing decisions, and to show how procedures may be implemented to protect an organization’s interests while treating employees with dignity and respect.
Issues:
Disciplines:
Organizational Behaviour/Leadership,  General Management/Strategy
Industries:
Arts, Entertainment, Sports and Recreation
Setting:
Canada, Small, 2010
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$5.30 CAD / $5.00 USD Printed Copy
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Permissions
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Digital Download
Associated Materials
Supplements: 9B12C025 (1 page)
You Might Also Like...

Save In: