Managing the Excuse-Makers

excuse-maker

00:47 Make sure to give clear direction. If your employee often says he couldn’t get the project done because the assignment wasn’t clear, you may be dealing with someone who—at least for the moment—needs more detailed directives than your other team members. 01:13 Be involved.  The employee might not fully understand the expectations and duties […]

Racially Offensive Remarks in the Workplace

Racially Offensive Remarks in the Workplace

00:03 Over the past few decades, employers have recognized how the input and unique contributions of employees with varying backgrounds can help to build a vital, productive, and profitable workforce. At the same time, managers must be sensitive to actions or behaviors that are offensive to members of their teams and take immediate steps to […]