A newly appointed caretaker for the day shift at a pharmaceutical company has to make a decision about whether an employee for inappropriate behavior in the workplace discipline. The situation was even more complicated than the employee, who was an administrator for the local union, had a history of filing grievances within the plant, and was himself in line for maintaining oversight activities. (Two sequels to this case are available, entitled Carl Jones (B) and Carl Jones (C).)

A newly appointed caretaker for the day shift at a pharmaceutical company has to make a decision about whether an employee for inappropriate behavior in the workplace discipline. The situation was even more complicated than the employee, who was an administrator for the local union, had a history of filing grievances within the plant, and was himself in line for maintaining oversight activities. (Two sequels to this case are available, entitled Carl Jones (B) and Carl Jones (C).)
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Elizabeth M.A. Grasby,
Lisa Luinenburg
Source: Ivey Publishing
12 pages.
Release Date: 12 June 1995. Prod #: 94J027-PDF-ENG
Carl Jones (A) HBR case solution