FLEXIBLE OR DYSFUNCTIONAL? HRM PRACTICES IN A STARTUP
Keywords:marijuana, HR, employment policies
Mark had to meet with his fellow co-owners of Columns Communications to discuss an important matter. One of his best employees, Brian, a graphic designer, was very likely smoking marijuana during his lunch breaks. Other employees were uncomfortable with this and one of them--Bruce--had complained to Mark. Even though Brian worked directly for Mark, all owners should be involved in the decision. Should Mark try to convince his co-owners Jim and Barry to fire Brian? Or would it be better to work with Brian?
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