| HBS Case Collection
(Revised from original 2004 version)
Confronting a Necessary Evil: The Firing of Alex Robins (A)
A manager recounts his experience firing the person he was asked to replace and reflects on the challenges of the experience. Teaching Purpose: To role-play and reflect on tasks that entail harming other people to fulfill one's responsibility.
Problems and Challenges;
Resignation and Termination;