Are You Feeling Like The Bad Guy?

May 2013
Successful Supervisor;May2013, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p3
The article discusses the three strategies to manage employees' high emotions during tough times. It states that employees will likely vent their frustrations to their immediate supervisor when the company goes through tough times. It suggests that immediate supervisor must approach the employees, offer an explanation about the layoffs, sympathize, and listen to their concerns.


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