In today’s video blog, CAI’s VP of Membership, Doug Blizzard, continues his series on the ten HR practices that destroy productivity. This month Doug focuses on poor performers and how letting them slide drains company productivity, profit and growth.
Doug asks employers to think about poor performers in their lives and how the consequences of their actions can cause frustration for others. He then shares how poor performers can negatively impact top performers.
Offering insights from management thought-leader Bruce Tulgan, Doug says that “undermanagement” is one of the most detrimental phenomenon affecting businesses today. Doug shares that poor performers come in three categories:
- They don’t know what do
- They can’t do what you’re asking
- They won’t do what you’re asking
He continues the conversation with a mention of hiring practices. Many performance problems are really hiring problems in disguise. To prevent problems, Doug advises employers to take more time assessing candidates.
If you’d like help managing your poor performers, please call CAI’s Advice and Resolution Team at 919-878-9222 or 336-668-7746.