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they find it em otionally traum atic; as a res ult, they often delay the act interm inably, m uch as an unhappy s pous e
will prolong a bad m arriage. And when the firing is done, it's often done clum s ily, with far wors e s ide effects
than are neces s ary. Do the world-clas s s oftware organizations have a different way of firing people? No, but
they do the deed s wiftly, hum anely, and profes s ionally.
The key point here is to view the fired em ployee as a 'failed product' and to as k how the
proces s _____115_____ s uch a phenom enon in the firs t place. 13.
a . Dis mis s in g
b . P u n is h in g
c. Firin g
d . Ad mo n is h in g
e .No t Atte mp te d 14.
a . Re s o lve
b . Th w a rt
c. De fe a t
d . C lo s e
e .No t Atte mp te d 15.
a . De rive d
b . E n g in e e re d
c. P ro d u ce d
d . Allo w e d
e . No t Atte mp te d Directions (Questions 16-20):
The s entences given in each ques tion, when properly s equenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each s entence
is labeled with a letter. Choos e the m os t logical...
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