The case for managerial decency | Curio

The case for managerial decency

6 mins | Apr 6, 2022

A scandal at Britain’s P&O Ferries shows how not to handle redundancies. One of the biggest downfalls of management is letting employees know that they have lost their jobs. This is not an enjoyable experience, but there are good and bad ways of approaching such a task. Here, the Economist analyses the hugely controversial dismissal stylings of the P&O Ferries CEO Peter Hebblethwaite, who sacked 800 staff over Zoom, causing a national outcry.

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