What constitutes insubordination in the workplace, and can it lead to a possible dismissal of an employee?
In its simplest form, insubordination is a refusal to follow lawful and reasonable instructions given by an employer. Insubordination may manifest itself either directly or indirectly. An example of direct insubordination would be when the employer instructs the employee to perform a task and the employee states, "I will not" or, "I refuse". An example [...]