Managing the Performance
The previous blog entry (Part 1) evolved around questions to ask when facing a performance problem with an employee. The questions are there so you can better understand the context for the performance issue.
Communication between you and your team is critical to your success and your employee’s success. Most employees are eager to perform at a higher level and your early intervention will guide them to being more productive.
A major daily function for you as a manager is to handle employee performance. This is a challenging aspect of your role, especially since you have business deliverables demanding your attention.
I’ve broken down how to handle poor performance with your employees into three sections and each one will be handled in separate blog entries:
-Part 1: Organizing the Discussion
-Part 2: Managing the Performance
-Part 3: Final Decision
If your job as manager is to coach and motivate your team for high performance levels, how do you deal with the poor performer? Performance revolves around two distinct issues: