Saturday, March 4, 2017

Managing Difficult Employees Problems and Solutions

How To Deal With Difficult Employees at Workplace
There is always one. But are your employee’s faults always their fault? We’re probably all a little bit one of these. Here are a few potential spanners in the work and how to turn into well-oiled components in your team.
The Uncooperative Ones
  • Outwardly very devoted
  • Arrogant
  • Don’t believe in group work
  • ‘I know everything’ Attitude
Potential Causes
  • Burn Out
  • Believe they are indispensable
  • Consider encouraging them to take a break
  • Introduce stress reducing measures
  • Provide more incentives for team work
The Procrastinators
  • Decrease Productivity of Group
  • Don’t Pay attention to dead lines
  • Don’t tend to care what other think of them
Potential Causes
  • Boredom due to a lack of challenge
  • A lack of skills
  • Fear of failure
  • Surprise with unscheduled reviews
  • Give authoritative work where they need to take charge
  • Hold accountable for deadlines and quality of work
  • Provide appropriate training to develop the skills they need to understand
The Office Clowns
  • Entertaining at the cost of being disruptive
  • Don’t tend to take things seriously
  • Lack of maturity in approach to work
  • Potential Causes
  • Attention seeking, due to arrogance or lack of confidence
  • Lack of focus and interest in the task at hand
  • Discus privately their disruptive behavior
  • Provide Work with tight deadlines to encourage focus
  • Avoid public discussion or disruptive their behavior mid-way, this prevents the attention they seek