the principles of conduct governing an individual or a group; specifically, the standards you use to decide what your conduct should be.
the fairness and justice of a decision's result.
the fairness of the process.
interactional (interpersonal) justice
the manner in which managers conduct their interpersonal dealings with employees.
the characteristic values, traditions, and behaviors a company's employees share.
discipline without punishment, usually involving a system of oral warnings and paid "decision-making leaves" in lieu of more traditional punishment.
electronic communications privacy act (ECPA)
intended in part to restrict interception and monitoring of oral and wire communications, but with two exceptions: employers who can show a legitimate business reason for doing so, and employers who have employees' consent to do so.
involuntary termination of an employee's employment with the firm.
persistent failure to perform assigned duties or to meet prescribed standards on the job.
deliberate and willful violation of the employer's rules.
willful disregard or disobedience of the boss's authority or legitimate orders; criticizing the boss in public.
an employee dismissal that does not comply with the law or does not comply with the contractual arrangement stated or implied by the firm via its employment application forms, employee manuals, or other promises.
the interview in which an employee is informed of the fact that he or she has been dismissed.
a systematic process by which a terminated person is trained and counseled in the technique of self-appraisal and securing a new position.
interviews with employees who are leaving the firm, conducted for the purpose of obtaining information about the job or related matters, to give the employer insight about the company.
detailed procedures that determine who will be laid off if no work is available; generally allow employees to use their seniority to remain on the job.
the process of reducing, usually dramatically, the number of people employed by a firm.