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When complaints against staff are brought to Human Resources at Sarped

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When complaints against staff are brought to Human Resources at Sarpedon Inc., the Human Resources department cannot always determine whether there was just cause for the complaint. This is usually due to insufficient evidence provided by the claimant. Nevertheless, Sarpedon will sometimes dismiss an employee because of such a complaint, even if unsubstantiated.

Which of the following conclusions can most properly be drawn from the information above?

A Many Sarpedon employees accused of any wrongdoing contest the charge, claiming their own innocence, because they are familiar with Human Resources policy.
B In certain kinds of harassment, victims are reluctant to press charges, for fear of reprisals or unfavorable judgments from other colleagues.
C It is possible that an unsubstantiated complaint could be unfairly held against the employee that it implicates.

D In a 1-on-1 conflict in which the only two employees involved give conflicting view of each other's words and actions, managers have to make a judgment at their own discretion.
E Many of the employees dismissed from Sarpedon would have substantial grounds for a lawsuit concerning their dismissal because of this Human Resources policy.
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Re: When complaints against staff are brought to Human Resources at Sarped [#permalink]

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When complaints against staff are brought to Human Resources at Sarpedon Inc., the Human Resources department cannot always determine whether there was just cause for the complaint. This is usually due to insufficient evidence provided by the claimant. Nevertheless, Sarpedon will sometimes dismiss an employee because of such a complaint, even if unsubstantiated.

Which of the following conclusions can most properly be drawn from the information above?

A Many Sarpedon employees accused of any wrongdoing contest the charge, claiming their own innocence, because they are familiar with Human Resources policy.
B In certain kinds of harassment, victims are reluctant to press charges, for fear of reprisals or unfavorable judgments from other colleagues.
C It is possible that an unsubstantiated complaint could be unfairly held against the employee that it implicates.

D In a 1-on-1 conflict in which the only two employees involved give conflicting view of each other's words and actions, managers have to make a judgment at their own discretion.
E Many of the employees dismissed from Sarpedon would have substantial grounds for a lawsuit concerning their dismissal because of this Human Resources policy.


Stem Gist - Sarpedon will sometimes dismiss an employee because of such a complaint, even if unsubstantiated.

A - Out of scope - No information about employees contesting the charge
B - Out of Scope - No mention of victims being reluctant
C - Correct answer - As option talk about possibility and stem mentions sometimes.
D - No mention of managers taking decisions.
E - With available info, we can't infer many employees would have lawsuits grounds as stem mentions sometimes (Not always/generally etc.)
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