Q & A Session – Management Avoiding Favoritism


Ask the Lawyer received the following question (paraphrased for easier reading and clarity) from a reader on a legal matter that might be of interest to the entire audience.


There is a lot of favoritism shown in my agency. What is the best way for management to avoid it?


Your question does not have a specific answer. Instead, it is rooted in leadership, fostered and developed in training and career development of future leaders. It requires a lot of hard work to change what you describe as a dysfunctional culture.


Bill Bransford is managing partner of Shaw, Bransford & Roth, PC.

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  1. was released from my job due to a permenant profile, I submitted papers for a medical disability retirement due to agrivation on the job and was told it was denied–what are my options. my boss said I can come back to work, but I feel it’s a set up for fireing due to the limited things I can do. more info avail, but was told the post office does not have a job for me at this time, not even behind a desk?!

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