Re-Organization and Layoff
April 20th, 2015
Re-Organization and Layoff Team Summary
A termination or layoff period is never an easy process for an organization. One of the factors that companies struggle with the most is how to properly terminate or lay off employees. Most managers of organizations are not properly trained to handle these types of situations which can make them even more uncomfortable for both parties. It is important that managers remain professional and respond appropriately in either situation. Organizations can make this process flow smoother and more effectively by showing appreciation to employees and properly training managers how to handle terminations and layoffs. Solution 1
Keeping up company moral before, during and after a layoff is very important to a business. Keeping employees comfortable during a layoff or restructure can keep the workflow moving forward. These layoffs can be very distracting to the entire workforce so the manager needs to be completely transparent with everyone by keeping everyone engaged, motivated, and proactive. These tasks will keep everyone's mind focused on work and not on the impeding layoffs. It’s important to show all employees their contribution to the organization is appreciated; this in turn may prevent key talent that may not be even affected from the layoff from leaving in fear of another layoff. In return employees will see that even though there's a layoff in process business will return to normal. Solution 2
One of the most effective solutions for the problem is to train managers how to properly terminate and lay off employees. It is essential for managers to know how to interact with employees that have different personalities. This is important because different employees will react differently. Some employees may begin to cry while others may show a stage of anger, which is why managers should be prepared for these situations....
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