Managing People at Work

Loyalty is often a big motivator for employees. A feeling of belonging can lead some to put forth just a little extra effort toward accomplishing team goals.

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No employee should ever be taken by a “You’re fired!” surprise when it comes to subpar performance.

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Team meetings are the equivalent of football huddles. As such, they are one of the most visible arenas in which you can exert control over the players.

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When is an employee ready for more responsibility?

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Even supervisors who normally communicate well with everyone sometimes meet the exception: an employee who seems to take everything the wrong way.

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According to this myth, all a supervisor has to do is to keep his or her people happy. If he or she does, the work will take care of itself.

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For a quick look at the way your people feel, ask them to answer the following.

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Every manager knows the importance of disciplinary documentation. But what happens if an employee refuses to sign his disciplinary memo? Your carefully prepared documentation still stands, regardless. The question is how to deal with the employee.

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Fortunately it is possible to cut through emotional barriers and tell employees what they need to know about improving their performance. Here’s how.

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Meetings that are unfocused and long-winded are the bane of many managers’ lives.

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