Informing Employees of Layoffs (Scenario 3 (Feeling Betrayed, Question…
Informing Employees of Layoffs
Offer the employees to take paid or unpaid leave.
Offer voluntary redundancy to interested
Possibility of this backfiring as some-most employees may not want to take it voluntarily
Possibility to open redundancy to other employees
Accommodate employment opportunities in another division
Are there other positions available though?
What is the cost benefit for this when you consider training etc...?
Avoid personal matters outside the office environmment
Is this a restriction of personal freedom? Some employees may not like this.
Introduce company update announcing the lay-offs
This contradicts the decision in Scenario 1
Communication to upper management about the decision not to announce the redundancies
Question Tony/Company why decision was delayed
Stressed due to worry about paying for trip or having to cancel and lose deposit
Believe this is not ultimately Tony's fault, as should have been handled by company in a more formal matter
Decision Making Process
Decision Support System
Knowledge Base System