William Gus Pagonis ran logistics in the 1991 Persian Gulf War. Based on the 18 months that Pagonis directed the movement of troops and supplies to the Gulf, Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf praised him as the war’s “logistical wizard.” How did Pagonis do it?
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.
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What would mean more to you … a “thank you” email from your organization’s CEO or a handwritten “thank you” note? The answer is obvious. Handwritten notes carry a greater impact.
Employees often fear that disclosing a health issue to management may change others’ perceptions and limit career opportunities. Providing a supportive environment in which such matters can be discussed, however, is vital to maintaining productivity and reaching solutions.