Employment at Will Essay

1847 Words Apr 30th, 2013 8 Pages
Employment-At-Will Doctrine
Student:
Professor: Sliben Dorothy
LEG500: Law, Ethics & Corp. Governance

Describe what steps you would take to address the following scenario involving skills, competence, and abilities: see appendix A
The steps I would take to address the following scenario involving skills, competence, and abilities are:
Arranging/scheduling a separate meeting with the supervisor and the employee.
Motivate both the supervisor and employee to be effective members of their team by setting goals and a reward program
Plan short and long term goals for the employee
Develop professional development training for the employee.
Terminate the employee’s employment contract if all the above proposals fail
As a
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According to Sentell E. and Robbins, R .( 2008), the doctrine of employment at-will emerged as a major factor in wrongful discharge cases in America during the latter part of the 19th century. This doctrine states that: “the business should have the freedom to discharge or retain employee’s at-will for good cause, for no cause, or even for bad cause, without thereby being guilty of an unlawful act. It is a right which an employee may exercise in the same way, to the same extent, for the same cause or want of cause as the employer. On the whole, in such a situation the employee’s dismissal will be due to just cause.

Describe what steps you would take to address the following scenario involving management, behavior, and performance: see appendix A

I would use the recommendations of Mason L. (1997) on how to deal with or handle anger management in the workplace. John Mason L.(1977) stated: “When someone has an identified anger management challenge, it may be a great management decision to assist their personnel with an anger management program rather than replacing these people or expecting an outside agency to fix the “problem". He recommended the following management behavior to anger management:
Create an anger management program for individuals with clear goals
. Take immediate

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