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Unformatted text preview: When a discussion about the ratings was conducted, both supervisors appeared to be satisfied with the rating they had received. Six months ago business began to fall off and a reduction in force was put into effect. This week, after a number of other people were laid off or demoted, it became necessary to move either Harriet Green or Neil White from the position of a supervisor to that of a worker until sales picked up. Hubert wants to keep Neil on the supervisor job, but on the basis of the appraisals there is no difference between the two. In the past when two employees had the same ratings, the person with the most seniority receives priority. Hubert must decide today what to do. Questions 1. How have the inaccurate performance ratings created more problems? 2. What HR and legal issues could be raised in this case? 3. What should Hubert do?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course MGT 2500 taught by Professor Walker during the Fall '11 term at Northwood University, Michigan Campus.
- Fall '11
- Human Resource Management