Worst Boss Ever or My Hero

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    Firing contest by boss leads employees to quit | The Des Moines Register | DesMoinesRegister.com

    So the guy was giving his employees fair warning that they were going to be subject to secret shoppers so as to give them all a chance to comply to company rules.

    If any of those people get fired it's their own fault. And if anyone quit because if the game then tough shit you get no unemployment.
     
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    i have been a 'mystery shopper' all you have to do is wait on the customer......
     
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    These shoppers were also on the lookout for people in violation of company policy.
     
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    yes many times you are given things to look for.....if the company suspects something is wrong....

    but still its just basic customer service...not being on the cell...not being on the computer....not ignoring the customer
     
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    And the lazy ass whiny employees took umbrage at the contest.

    I saw the contest as fair warning for people to be able to keep their jobs.
     
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    I walked out of a major sporting good store last week because I couldn't get any customer service and 5 employee were with 30 feet and standing there with their hands in their pockets. Adios, won't go back.
     
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    The boss is right on the money, fair warning. Shape up or ship out.
     
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    Well it certainly is divisive and reflects a lack of leadership on the managers part.
     
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    So making sure your employees are following company policy is a lack of leadership?

    I would love a boss like that. This wasn't a surprise gotcha inspection. He gave them all fair warning and the possibility of winning a bonus for following company policy.
     
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    depending on the method used to achieve that end, yes.
     

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