Managing People at Work

When we think of success, it’s tempting to focus on the big events or the lucky breaks that change a career. But the daily habits of effective supervision make the difference.

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Regardless of how you orient new employees, you should pair those workers with “buddies” on your team who can help new people find their feet. How do you know who to pair up with whom?

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Persuasion is the art of getting others to want to do what you want them to do. Many times you’ll obtain cooperation with any effort to persuade.

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When employees understand the process that determines what they earn, they’ll also understand the kind of performance that’s rewarded. Here’s how to cultivate that understanding.

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Every team seems to have employees who have the capability of moving up to a higher position, but they just lack the confidence. Here’ s a plan you can use to help them develop it and get ahead.

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Sometimes, a manager’s crew includes night shift workers, people who are usually out of sight. They can also slip out of mind too. It takes a special effort to give those workers who are rarely seen the guidance they need to succeed and feel valued. Here’s how to handle it.

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There is sometimes only a thin line between diligence and delay—but you can always tell when employees have crossed it.

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How can you detect and solve problems being experienced by employees who don’t speak up? Try this approach.

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Have you ever gotten so tired of hearing someone complain about doing a particular task that you just stopped assigning it to him?

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If you have an uncooperative employee, the following guidelines can help you resolve the problem.

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