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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For 12 years, a senior insurance executive used two company- provided computers, one at the office and one at his home. He had signed his company's computer policy, agreeing to use ...

Even if you draft airtight employment policies and provide expert training, your company could still end up among the increasing number of businesses facing ...

Prudential fired Alex Montez four months into his job as a senior vice president after it found he had misrepresented something on his job application. But one issue prevented a clean ...
In her first year as supervisor, Stacy shined. Her high energy, innovative ideas and exceptional dedication impressed everyone. But with each passing year, she lost more luster.
No union, no problem. Right? Not really. Even if your company isn't unionized now, you can't afford to be oblivious. Just ask Amazon.com. In the thick of the holiday shopping ...
No employer wants to explain to a court why jokes like "Why beer is better than women" are bouncing around the company e-mail system. But that's the position more companies are ...
Make sure you and your team know which ratios or financial data matter to your business.
A United Parcel Service (UPS) worker broke into a profane tirade at two supervisors in a dispute over his check. When he refused to stop, the HR director dismissed him on ...
An interview with Jerry Kaplan, Egghead.com CEO.
After Tammy Blakey sued Continental Airlines for sexual harassment, her co-workers used an online bulletin board to post derogatory gender-based messages ...
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