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21st Jun '16 11:12:44 PM KYCubbie
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* Roman Abramovich of [[BritishFootyTeams Chelsea FC]] is almost as bad as Mr. Spacely. There have been nine different managers (Ranieri, Mourinho, Grant, Scolari, Hiddink, Ancelotti, Villas-Boas, di Matteo, Benitez, Mourinho again, and Hiddink again) since 2004.
** It's hard not to feel sorry for Roberto di Matteo - Abramovich's actions showed that he didn't want him as the manager, and only after [[TheAce Pep Guardiola]] made it clear that he was taking a sabbatical did he appoint di Matteo as the manager. [[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2236606/Roberto-Di-Matteo-sacked-Chelsea-Roman-Abramovich-Inside-story-Neil-Ashton.html Abramovich constantly interfering didn't help]], and di Matteo was out by November.

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* Roman Abramovich of [[BritishFootyTeams Chelsea FC]] is almost as bad as Mr. Spacely. There have been nine When Antonio Conte joins for the 201617 season, he will be the ''tenth'' different managers (Ranieri, manager since 2004. The rundown: Claudio Ranieri, José Mourinho, Avram Grant, Luiz Felipe Scolari, Guus Hiddink, Carlo Ancelotti, André Villas-Boas, Roberto di Matteo, Benitez, Rafa Benítez, Mourinho again, and Hiddink again) since 2004.
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** It's hard not to feel sorry for Roberto di Matteo - Abramovich's actions showed that he didn't want him as the manager, and only after [[TheAce Pep Guardiola]] made it clear that he was taking a sabbatical did he appoint di Matteo as the manager. [[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2236606/Roberto-Di-Matteo-sacked-Chelsea-Roman-Abramovich-Inside-story-Neil-Ashton.html Abramovich constantly interfering didn't help]], and di Matteo was out by November.



* Arguably the most notable example in football (soccer) is Maurizio Zamparini, chairman of the Italian club Palermo. Since 1987 he has fired (as of March 22, 2013) 51 coaches, including 27 since taking over of Palermo in 2002. Several managers have been hired and fired multiple times. In the 2012/2013 season alone he fired Giuseppe Sannino after three weeks, replaced him with Gian Piero Gasperini, who was in turn turfed out in favour of Alberto Malesani, who was fired 19 days later and replaced by... Gian Piero Gasperini. Gasperini's second spell lasted less than two weeks before he was fired and replaced by none other than Giuseppe Sannino, the coach from the start of the season.

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* Arguably the most notable example in football (soccer) is Maurizio Zamparini, chairman of the Italian club Palermo. Since 1987 he has fired (as of March 22, 2013) 51 coaches, including 27 since taking over of Palermo in 2002. Several managers have been hired and fired multiple times. In the 2012/2013 season alone he fired Giuseppe Sannino after three weeks, replaced him with Gian Piero Gasperini, who was in turn turfed out in favour of Alberto Malesani, who was fired 19 days later and replaced by... Gian Piero Gasperini. Gasperini's second spell lasted less than two weeks before he was fired and replaced by none other than Giuseppe Sannino, the coach from the start of the season.
14th Jun '16 7:55:01 AM LentilSandEater
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* [[Franchise/SpiderMan Peter Parker]] and J. Jonah Jameson. Need more be said?

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* [[Franchise/SpiderMan Peter Parker]] and J. Jonah Jameson. Need more be said?
14th Jun '16 7:53:58 AM LentilSandEater
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* American Apparel randomly requires its employees to submit full-body photographs to its HR departments. Anybody who [[HollywoodHomely isn't pretty enough]] is labeled "off-brand" and released from the company. [[FridgeLogic Why were they hired in the first place?]] Female employees can be (and have been) fired when they refuse owner [[LeanAndMean Dov Charney's]] sexual advances.
** Can't they file for harassment and hostile workplace for that last one?
*** They can, and often do, but Dov Charney [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney has an awful lot of money and very mean lawyers]].
*** However [[LaserGuidedKarma they are quickly learning that this is a bad business model as they are currently filing for bankruptcy now]].

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* American Apparel randomly requires its employees to submit full-body photographs to its HR departments. Anybody who [[HollywoodHomely isn't pretty enough]] is labeled "off-brand" and released from the company. [[FridgeLogic Why were they hired in the first place?]] Female employees can be (and have been) fired when they refuse owner [[LeanAndMean Dov Charney's]] sexual advances.
** Can't they file for harassment and hostile workplace for that last one?
*** They can, and often do, but Dov Charney [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney has an awful lot of money and very mean lawyers]].
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advances. However [[LaserGuidedKarma they are quickly learning that this is a bad business model as they are currently filing for bankruptcy now]].
14th Jun '16 7:52:13 AM LentilSandEater
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* New York Yankees manager Billy Martin, whom owner George Steinbrenner fired in 1978. And 1979. And 1983, 1985, and 1988. At the time of his death in 1989, he was preparing to pick up the managing reins ''again'' for the 1990 season.
** Technically, Martin resigned in 1978 rather than being fired, but this is probably splitting hairs.
*** Years later it came to light that despite his many firings Martin was never once taken off the Yankees payroll.
** It was even {{lampshade|Hanging}}d at one point [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcMQH_vDovs during a press conference announcing his return]] as well as on a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0agZEMEpiVI 1978 Miller Lite commercial]]:

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* New York Yankees manager Billy Martin, whom owner George Steinbrenner fired in 1978. And 1979. And 1983, 1985, and 1988. At the time of his death in 1989, he was preparing to pick up the managing reins ''again'' for the 1990 season.
** Technically, Martin resigned in 1978 rather than being fired, but this is probably splitting hairs.
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season. Years later it came to light that despite his many firings Martin was never once taken off the Yankees payroll.
** It was even {{lampshade|Hanging}}d Taken UpToEleven at one point [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcMQH_vDovs during a press conference announcing his return]] as well as on a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0agZEMEpiVI 1978 Miller Lite commercial]]:
9th May '16 3:28:00 PM Bissek
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* In the first ''Literature/ArtemisFowl'' book, Mrs. Fowl orders her son to fire a maid who displeased her. Artemis agrees, and then suggests that they hire Butler's sister Juliet as a replacement. Since Juliet ''was'' the maid in question, this results in her being fired and then rehired before she even finds out that she had been fired in the first place.
5th May '16 8:22:31 PM JM1982
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* DrillSergeantNasty coach Mike Keenan is known around the NationalHockeyLeague for having been repeatedly fired from many of the teams he's coached over the years.
3rd Apr '16 8:26:30 PM TheLurkerBelow
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* Sergei Korolev (the head of the Soviet space program during much of the [[UsefulNotes/TheSpaceRace US-Soviet race to the Moon]]) was notorious for telling a subordinate they would be fired, and then asking where they were the next day. Eventually the engineers got used to this and just continued to show up for work.



* Sergei Korolev (the head of the Soviet space program during much of the [[UsefulNotes/TheSpaceRace US-Soviet race to the Moon]]) was notorious for telling a subordinate they would be fired, and then asking where they were the next day. Eventually the engineers got used to this and just continued to show up for work.
12th Mar '16 1:59:01 PM Vir
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** This example might be more of [[UltimateJobSecurity a subversion]], actually, since the only times Burns actually seems to sack Homer are when he's done thing that really ''are'' examples of gross incompetence and stupidity. Burns never fired Homer for suing him after he hit Bart with a car, or for standing up to Burns when he sexually harassed Marge, or even for thwarting Burns' campaign for governor. Another way it's a subversion is that Homer seems to be able to get his job back despite his incredible incompetence and gross stupidity.

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** This example might be more of [[UltimateJobSecurity a subversion]], actually, since the only times Burns actually seems to sack Homer are when he's done thing things that really ''are'' examples of gross incompetence and stupidity. Burns never fired Homer for suing him after he hit Bart with a car, or for standing up to Burns when he sexually harassed Marge, or even for thwarting Burns' campaign for governor. Another way it's a subversion is that Homer seems to be able to get his job back despite his incredible incompetence and gross stupidity.
5th Mar '16 11:39:15 AM allium
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* Sergei Korolev (the head of the Soviet space program during much of the [[UsefulNotes/TheSpaceRace US-Soviet race to the Moon]]) was notorious for telling a subordinate they would be fired, and then asking where they were the next day. Eventually the engineers got used to this and just continued to show up for work.
27th Feb '16 4:34:38 PM MHarrington
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Bosses in the TV world have apparently never heard of such things as wrongful termination or hostile workplace lawsuits. And neither has the poor fired employee, who will likely spend most of the time dejectedly scanning the want ads while his concerned family looks on instead of planning some kind of legal recourse.

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Bosses in the TV world have apparently never heard of such things as wrongful termination or hostile workplace lawsuits. And neither has the poor fired employee, employee (or maybe they ''have'' heard of them, but considered both beneath them), who will likely spend most of the time dejectedly scanning the want ads while his concerned family looks on instead of planning some kind of legal recourse.
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