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Turns Out You Can’t (Allegedly) Stop Showing Up At Work And Still Keep Your Job

Love triangles: they happen to the faculty of Stanford Graduate School of Business too!
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Even if you’re a tenured business school professor. And even if your boss is sleeping with your estranged wife. But you can enjoy a measure of vengeance.

The dean of Stanford University’s business school said on Monday that he would step down in the face of a lawsuit from a former professor alleging that he was wrongfully terminated and subjected to harassment by the dean, who had begun a romantic relationship with his wife….

The university said in a statement that Mr. Phills was terminated because he didn’t return to work after taking multiple leaves of absence from the university to work with Silicon Valley firms.

Stanford Business-School Dean Garth Saloner Stepping Down [WSJ]
Garth Saloner to step down as dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Business [Stanford Report]


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Wharton: Strangely silent on the whole matter. By WestCoastivieS (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons

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