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    Human Resource: Retention and separation options for John

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    John has been working for the company for 2 years. He is highly skilled and performs well when working. John often completes his assignments; however, he has significant work-related issues: He arrives 5 to 10 minutes late to work each day; he has been disruptive and disrespectful to his fellow teammates and supervisor; and he has periodically disappeared for lengthy periods of time during the day. In spite of the work-related issues, John has received satisfactory to above-average performance ratings over the past 2 years. John recently complained to HR about a perceived safety issue. John was confronted by his supervisor Bill about nonwork issues, such as hanging out in a maintenance closet to rest. During the discussion, John became upset, so Bill has come to HR for assistance in terminating John.

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    ? Write a paper discussing retention and separation options for the employee using the scenario. Address the following:
    o Discuss retention initiatives and select the ideal initiative to address the situation described within the scenario. Explain your choice.
    o Address the issue of employee conduct and develop a progressive discipline policy for the employee.
    o Should the employee in question fail to abide by the policies, what are the best practices for exercising employee separations?

    Format your paper according to APA standards.

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    Abstract
    This paper will cover the issues with an employee who is highly skilled and performs well when working. The supervisor and teammates have seen the employee becoming very lax. It will discuss the problems and the solutions for this behavior.

    Human Resource - Employee Issue

    Introduction

    This situation is about a highly skilled and hard working employee who is having some issues and becoming unmotivated in his daily routine and work schedule. His teammates and supervisor have witnessed many things that are not normal for this employee, John. The following will cover what is the issue and what can be done to resolve it.

    The Problems

    John has changed his style of work ethics. He has changed from displaying great work performance to lagging but finishing his assignments. The real problems seem to be in his tardiness, being disruptive, and showing disrespect for his fellow teammates and for the boss. It is as though he has lost respect for them. He also is disappearing from the work area to the point where he cannot be found for long periods of time. One of the worst situations was when John was found in a maintenance closet resting.

    John normally has received decent performance reviews from satisfactory to above-average performance. It appears that John is dissatisfied or discontent with his surroundings. There does not seem to be personality ...

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