Last Wednesday, the CEO of Better.com, Vishal Garg, fired 900 employees during a 3-minute holiday Zoom presentation.
- Where did CEO Garg “bad-mouth” the laid off employees, accusing them of stealing time from the company?
- What percent of Better.com’s workforce is this?
- What industry is Better.com in?
- Explain all the factors that are wrong with the CEO’s delivery of the news.
Matthews, J. (2021) Better.com CEO blasts laid off employees, accusing them of ‘stealing’ by working only two hours daily. Fortune, Dec. 3 (Retrievable online at https://fortune.com/2021/12/03/better-com-ceo-attacks-laid-off-employees-blind-message-board/ )
Maruf, R. (2021). Better.com CEO fires 900 employees over Zoom. CNN.com, Dec. 6 (Retrievable online at https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/05/business/better-ceo-fires-employees/index.html