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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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Employers of all sizes have increasingly allowed staffers to work from home on a full- or part-time basis. But now some big corporations are changing their mind.

Give more information than your employees may need ... Keep chairs open ... Do a double evaluation

It’s nearly inevitable that you and your team will deal with a change in business strategy, roles or responsibilities at some point. Here are some ways all managers can help their teams remain focused.
Horst Abraham, 94, coaches top athletes. From his experience as a ski instructor, he has noticed that champions focus on their flaws rather than deny them.
An executive at a healthcare company, Adam Rosenfeld found himself supervising a skilled but unhappy staffer, Joan. Despite his efforts, Joan continued to struggle during meetings. An introvert, she often remained too quiet as participants monopolized the floor and derailed the agenda.
Hiring managers need to recruit with care. But when you’re running a startup with global ambitions, every hiring decision can make or break the company.
“Play the long game. Think about whom you’ll need to hire so that when you’re in a pickle, you’ve already contacted those people who can connect you to top candidates.”
Smart managers know that recognizing employees leads to increased morale, improved engagement and strengthened loyalty. And while showing appreciation in one form or another should be standard all year long, the holiday season provides an especially good opportunity to thank workers for their services.
Don’t force shy employees out of their shell. Follow these tips instead.
The way you communicate with your people signals what importance they should attach to what you tell them. If really important things aren’t getting done in your department, take a good look at the way you’re talking about them.
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