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Human Resource Case Study

1. You are the supervisor of a man who is incredibly lazy, and often tries to get out of hard work. Today, he informed you that he hurt his back lifting some files into his file cabinet. He tells you that she will be able to continue to do most aspects of his job, but will need some minor modifications, i.e. a comfortable chair with a back, and a footstool. What is one of the first things you should do? Do you have to make the accommodations he requested? Will his previous performance have any influence on your decision?

2. Suppose that you have made the accommodations described in question 1. The gentleman says he is having difficulty with his back, and is out 2 out of 5 days every week. What can you legally do?

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1. You are the supervisor of a man who is incredibly lazy, and often tries to get out of hard work. Today, he informed you that he hurt his back lifting some files into his file cabinet. He tells you that she will be able to continue to do most aspects of his job, but will need some minor modifications, i.e. a comfortable chair with a back, and a footstool. What is one of the first things you should do? Do you have to make the accommodations he requested? Will his previous performance ...

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The solution goes over what you can do as a human resources supervisor over a lazy employee.

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