Would you keep Trump as employee with this job review?

Suppose your company has a new employee named Bob. Bob lies on the average of 25 times a day. He alienates your customers and suppliers. He embezzles millions from the company. He publicly refuses to follow the company’s employee rules, saying they are “phony.”

Bob refuses to listen to your company’s research and development while praising the research and development of your competitors. He gives company secrets to the competition. Bob’s decision making skills are so bad that people actually die as a result of them. Your brand name is going down the toilet all over the world because of Bob. How long would your company keep Bob as an employee?

Suppose Bob’s name is actually Donald, and Donald is actually in the White House. You can add witness tampering, obstruction of justice, bribery and extortion to all of the above. How long should Donald keep his job?

Jody Harnish


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