Imagine being the manager of a construction company at just 28 years old, only to have your authority undermined by a friend of your father's who's twice your age. That's exactly what happened to one young man, who was left with no choice but to fire the older employee after he pretended to be the manager. Let's dive into this drama-filled story and see if our protagonist overreacted or was justified in his actions. 😬
Meet the Young Manager
Dad's Friend Joins the Company
Trouble from the Start
The Turning Point
The Big Reveal
Client Confirms the Deception
Confronting the Imposter
Fired on the Spot
Questioning the Decision
The Great Manager Impersonation
Our young manager found himself in a sticky situation when he discovered his father's friend, an older employee, had been impersonating him and making decisions on his behalf. After confronting the imposter, who didn't even deny his actions and claimed he knew better, the manager fired him on the spot. Now, he's left wondering if he overreacted or if his decision was justified. 🤔 Let's see what the internet has to say about this dramatic turn of events...
NTA for firing dad's friend who undermined authority and committed fraud.
Firing publicly may not be ideal but NTA for firing him 😂
Fired employee was a liability and a time bomb 😲
Impersonating a colleague can cost you your job 😲
Business coup attempt fails, commenters find culprit's appearance humorous 😂
NTA. Commenters speculate on fired employee's true motives 🤔
Firing in front of staff and client was unprofessional, ESH. 😲
Engaging response to NTA comment with humorous reply.
Ageism in the workplace? NTA manager faces tough challenges 😕
Commenter supports firing of impersonator, calls company 'inept' 😱
Commenter called out for lack of paragraphs 😂
Employee impersonates manager, gets fired. NTA wins.
Firing in public: YTA. But NTA for not tolerating insubordination. 😕
Following the chain of command is crucial in any workplace 💪
Client confusion or intentional impersonation? INFO needed 🤔
NTA, but communication with parents could have been better 👍
NTA. Manager has right to fire for impersonation. Victim-blaming rebutted.
NTA for firing dad's friend; parents may come around 😊
Firing dad's friend for impersonation was justified. NTA 👍
Good management involves giving employees a chance to improve behavior. ESH.
Taking charge and making the right call 💪
Standing up to family friends is tough but necessary 💪
NTA takes action against unprofessional behavior, faces false allegations. 😔
Firing in front of everyone was an a**hole move 🤬
NTA. Commenter supports the manager's decision and explains why.
Firing done publicly, but commenters agree ESH for impersonation.
ESH, but a learning opportunity for the young manager 👍
NTA poster gets feedback on public firing and client relations 🤔
"Ok Boomer" joke missed, but firing dad's friend worth it. 😂
Manager fires dad's friend for impersonating him. NTA wins.
Fired dad's friend for impersonating him. NTA. 😎
Commenter supports manager's decision to fire dad's friend.
Don't let anyone disrespect you, even if they know your parents 💪
ESH but firing was deserved for impersonating the manager 😒
Boomer gets the boot 👢
Supportive reply encourages OP to stand up to family business.
A young manager reflects on possible reasons for disrespect from employees 🤔
Female boss fires entitled white man. 💪
Firing in public? ESH. Effective leaders praise in public, reprimand privately 🙏
Commenter agrees with NTA verdict, advises on firing privately 👍
Firing in anger makes you TA, now friends think so 😕
Impersonating a manager could have ruined the company. NTA 👍
Client expresses disapproval of manager's actions and questions his reasoning.
Firing in front of client = risky move 😱
Preserving company reputation: NTA for firing dad's friend impersonator 👍
Doubts raised on firing due to ageism, possible toxic behavior 🤔
Age is just a number. Good on you for standing up! 💪
Comment on spelling sparks no replies 😕
Firing dad's friend? NTA! Don't mess with the boss 😎
Firing in private is a must. ESH for public humiliation 🤷♂️
Impersonator fired, commenter approves. Parents side with impersonator? 🤔
Setting boundaries with family friends in business 👍
Missed opportunity for 'Assistant to the Regional Manager' jokes 😂
Terminating dad's friend was justified but firing was insensitive 😔