Properly managing poor performers is a reality of the manager's existence, and part of making sure you get the right people on your team. When you don't manage discipline properly, you produce fertile grounds for employee complaints and lawsuits. Learn how to do it right.
- Most managers and most human resource professionals I know…don't derive any pleasure…out of having to deal with a poor performer…nor do they like to discipline people…so I'll assume and hope you're one of those people.…Nevertheless, properly managing poor performers…is a reality of the manager's existence…and part of making sure…you get the right people on your team.…When you don't manage discipline properly,…you produce fertile grounds…for employee complaints and lawsuits.…
And as we know, the last thing you want to do as a manager…is finding yourself dragged into one of those.…As Dr. Deming so famously said, "Management is the problem."…Often, poor performance is due to a mis-hire,…poor instruction, poor tools,…or other factors outside of the employee's control.…If other employees seem to do just fine…and you're clear that poor performance…is not a management failure,…then place responsibility squarely…on the employee's shoulders where it belongs.…
If you've been in management for any length of time,…you have probably heard or been told…
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- How job descriptions matter when it comes to the law
- Offer letters, contracts, and agreements
- Questions you can't ask job applicants
- Test and assessment instruments
- Managing employee leave
- Harassment and discrimination laws
- Handling bullies in the workplace
- Employee discipline