This critical incident concerns a middle aged man employed as an adjunct baking instructor at a small community college who is expecting an advancement to a full time position. A conflict arises when another newer instructor is advanced to that position and the adjunct is faced with a decision about his future. This critical incident is based on an actual situation.
- Explain the difference between job descriptions and employee potential.
- Assess how higher management can influence performance in current and future employment?
- Describe how human resources plays an important role in avoiding problems with external hiring.
- Analyze the case from a career development perspective.