Tag Archives: Poor Performance
When poor performance is really poor management

    Imagine the scenario- you recruit a new person into your team and a couple of months later he or she is still not performing.     What do you do?     That was the situation faced by … Continue reading

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Personnel Problems and the Tasmanian Tiger

  We went to Australia in March and while we were there, we went to visit the fabulous Jewel Cave near Margaret River.   The tour guide was particularly well informed and skilled at making the whole visit extremely interesting … Continue reading

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Do you believe that people can change?

  Do you think that people can learn new skills?  So do I. I wouldn’t be in this job if I didn’t.     Sometimes dealing with poor performance can be really hard. You know the situation – you have … Continue reading

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Measuring Poor Performance

Do you have these performance ratings in your appraisal system? Meets expectations Exceeds expectation Did not meet expectations I hope not, because they are worse than useless.   The purpose of the performance rating Often it is linked to pay … Continue reading

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The hazards of bad management

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” Aristotle I was working with a client the other day who stressed just how important it is to like your work. And I agree. It’s wonderful if you have work you … Continue reading

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How to tackle performance issues

Do you recognise this situation? You have a team member who is not performing, and they just don’t seem to get the hint. They think they are doing a good job and do not realise how serious the problem is. … Continue reading

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How do you tackle long-term performance issues?

Have you come across a performance issue that has been festering for years? Like someone who has behaved badly ever since they were recruited? Or a team member who has simply never done his or her job properly? Or someone … Continue reading

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What Do You Need To Know About Managing Performance?

A Really Good Manager One of the best managers I ever had the good fortune to work with was Ken, who was the production manager where I was the manufacturing director. I am convinced he was virtually telepathic. He always … Continue reading

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