Mr Orogbu was taken on as the Housing Director of the new department. It was agreed that he would bring in three times his salary as a team of one. He later suffered a bout of illness which at its worst, within a six-month period, included 70 days off sick and did very little work on the days he was working. After a number of meetings, the firm concluded that Mr Orogbu was grossly incompetent. He was dismissed for gross misconduct as he failed to follow the absence procedure.
When Procedures Fail to Serve
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Avoiding Rigidity Through Reviews
- Brings a fresh perspective from someone not entrenched in the status quo
- Allows patterns causing inefficiencies or conflicts to surface
- Ensures policies continue reflecting the organisation’s changing needs and values.
The HouseRules approach guides companies to avoid the rigidness that led to the law firm’s common oversights here. Through structured and periodic reviews, it is possible to identify areas where procedures may enable bias or no longer reflect company values. This prevents siloed thinking from becoming entrenched.
Administering Policies Compassionately
Without adequate administration and monitoring, policies risk becoming heavy-handed directives rather than living documents. The approach of CAS Ltd is for business owners and their trusted teams to be in a position of understanding.
To clarify, being in a position to comprehend why the policy is in place and to flag, question or alert when a situation doesn’t fit. Interpreting the rules fairly and compassionately before issues escalate; everyone has a level of accountability.
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