Unformatted text preview: kept his employees late and there was rarely a day where he did not verbally abuse the staff. Needless to say employee turnover was extremely high and employee motivation and moral was very low. His leadership tactics were weak and driven by fear. His threats were often empty and he rarely followed through on terminating employees. As for me, after 2 years working with him I had put up with enough of the ill-treatment of the staff and I stood up to him and called him out for his actions. We preceded to argue and he attempted to fire me; but, the General Manager of the country club wouldn’t allow it. I resigned from the club and wrote a letter to the GM explaining the Head Pros behavior and encouraged him to end their relationship with the Head Pro. The Head Pro was released a few months later....
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- Spring '15
- Chet Barney
- Professor Chet Barney, Head Pro, Org Behavior & Theory