Wednesday, September 5

''Your Fired''

From the other side of the pond a management story about a piece of management practice that back fired:

A company, feeling it was time for a shake-up, hired a new Chief Executive Office (CEO). This new boss was determined to rid the company of all slackers. On a tour of the facilities, the CEO noticed a guy leaning on a wall. The room was full of workers and he wanted to let them know he meant business!

The CEO walked up to the guy and asked, "And how much money do you make a week?"

A little surprised, the young fellow looked at him and replied, "I make $300.00 a week. Why?"

The CEO then handed the guy $1,200 in cash and screamed, "Here's four weeks pay, now GET OUT and don't come back!"

Feeling pretty good about his first firing, the CEO looked around the room and asked, "Does anyone want to tell me what that goof-off did here?"

With a sheepish grin, one of the other workers muttered, "Pizza delivery guy from Domino's."

Now we know why we in the UK have so many EU inspired Employment Laws - they are to protect us from US management practices!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Very good!