Question: "It's back-to-school time, which means a lot of parents in our plant
are going to need to take time off for various school-related
activities. Trouble is, we're in a relatively small community and most
of our kids go to the same schools, which means everybody needs time
off at the same time. Any suggestions on how to handle this so we can
keep our plant running smoothly and be good parents?" -- A.G., Alabama
The entire manager/employee relationship is based on one thing: communication. Yet most managers don’t talk to their staff enough … don’t know what to talk about … or don’t know how to have the necessary conversations to motivate and improve performance....Click here to find out more.