TITLE

Fire or Re-Wire?

AUTHOR(S)
Ahern, Adrianne
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence;Feb2008, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers some tips to business leaders on dealing effectively with problem employees. It explains the principle of performance psychology and how managers can use this to enhance the performance of marginal employees. It presents four steps for enhancing employee performance and productivity.
ACCESSION #
29991753

 

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