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The Difficult Conversation about Performance

Most workers abhor poor performance (at least, the poor performance of their co-workers).  More significantly, so do most managers.  But tackling poor performance requires having difficult conversations about work standards, and many managers prefer to avoid it.In How to… address … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Managing Performance

Do Performance Appraisals Work? / But That Won’t Stop Efforts to Improve Them / But Maybe Performance Doesn’t Tell Us Much / Questions for Discussion One of the primary responsibilities of a manager is coordinating the performance planning, coaching, and … Continue reading

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