Just like our relatives, we usually have no choice in the matter when it comes to choosing our co-workers. On the job you are thrown together daily with people you must work with. Of course being the considerate human being that you are, you want to get along well with all your co-workers.Just like our relatives, we usually have no … Continue reading
Most employees communicate with their bosses only when they have problems. While it is undoubtedly important to keep the lines of communication open in crisis situations, it is also necessary to communicate with your boss when things are going well. All too often, bosses are overwhelmed with their responsibilities and can lose sight of you in the shuffle. If you … Continue reading
Most managers don’t have any problem criticizing an employee’s performance. All too often, a manager storms into an employee’s office yelling criticisms. If you behave like this, you will get the point across that you’re dissatisfied, but you certainly won’t solve the problem.
As an effective manager, you need to learn how to positively criticize an employee’s job performance. This … Continue reading
Learning how to deal with problem employees is part of a manager’s job. With a little finesse and fortitude, you may be able to turn that problem employee into a cooperative, productive employee.
For example, if Sally questions you every time you give her an assignment, you need to know how to respond. All too often, managers resort to the … Continue reading
When you bring a group of people in an environment that can be competitive, such as workplace, it can be inevitable that you will have conflict erupting from time to time. Departmental managers are often trained on how to handle workplace conflict, but even the best training can be enhanced by a comprehensive understanding of the basics of conflict resolution.… Continue reading