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Perspectives on Dismissal as a Management Prerogative in Social Service Organizations
Employees have come to view their status, following a probationary
period, as permanent. Antidiscrimination laws, unionization, grievance
rights, the cost of replacing & retraining, etc, increasingly make
firing an option less open to administrators. Several practical
considerations are offered for using the dismissal prerogative,
linking supervision & dismissal through a typology of supervision
proposed for employees throughout their tenure with the organization.
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