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People Management

With some employees, it isn’t a matter of ability, it’s a matter of attitude. And while you can’t control someone’s horrible personality, you can decide how you’re going to respond. Use these scripts and strategies to confront problem employees and effectively manage employee discipline so you can bring motivating back to the forefront of your workday.

The first rule of people management is not to let one bad apple spoil your whole bunch. Difficult people can put a strain on the productive members of your team.

Make the most of your human capital. Browse our articles on the good, the bad and the ugly of People Management…

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Employees are never as productive as they might be if they don’t feel fully responsible for their jobs. In other words, employees need to feel that they have more control over their work than you do.
Once or twice a month, Policinski serves as a guest lecturer in college business courses. As he discusses strategy with students and guides them through case studies, he also subtly promotes Land O’Lakes as a strong performer with a solid history of growth.
You could be over-communicating with remote employees.
Filling that open position with the right employee is an art you can easily learn. “There are two parts to hiring—the tangible and the intangible,” says Robert Rodrigues, COO of Power Digital Marketing in San Diego.
The head coach of the New England Patriots has led his football team to seven Super Bowls in 17 years—with Tom Brady as his quarterback.
Q. I assigned a person on my team to serve as “change agent.” I told him to review our policies and propose solutions to improve our operation. Now he refuses to accept anything the way it is and wants to overhaul everything (even what works). Help!
To ensure you hire the right people for your team, avoid these questions.
Josh Bersin, Principal and Founder of Bersin by Deloitte, an HR research firm and consultancy, serves up several predictions for 2017 that he believes will improve workplace productivity into the next decade.
Q. I’ve got a group of employees who are so distracted by the political goings-on on a national level that they just can’t seem to focus on work. How can I get them to concentrate better?
If you work with people who lack self-awareness, use these tips to help them improve—or at least, make dealing with them a bit easier.
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