Support for Managers During Times of Redundancy

Posted in : HR Updates on 1 March 2010
Anne Dougan
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Anne Dougan writes:

This article discusses what you might do to help managers who have to implement redundancy programmes:

"Our managers will be required to get involved in a redundancy process we are planning and we feel they need some support to be able to do this. They have never had to do this before and our managers have long standing relationships with some employees. Can you give us any advice we can pass on to our managers to help them hold these difficult conversations?"

Organisations shouldn’t underestimate the impact involvement in these processes can have on managers. For some managers who do not have experience of supporting the roll out of a redundancy programme it can at best be

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