From the Back Cover
A manager's guide to hiring, firing, and motivating employees
A comprehensive how-to for employers, How to Manage Problem Employees covers all the people-management skills managers needfrom how to set new hires up for success, to properly structuring compensation packages that maximize employee work ethic, to dealing with employee problems before they take a toll on your business.
Author Glenn Shepard doesn't bother with political correctness and he doesn't pull any punches when it comes to employees. He has no patience for negative behaviorand neither should you. He'll show you how to handle every kind of problem employeegossips, backstabbers, hypochondriacs, emotional basket cases, rebels with authority problems, and everyone else. And when you have to, Shepard shows you how to fire employees fairly and legally. Plus, there's more:
- Fostering a good work ethic
- Avoiding problem hires
- Motivating slow or lazy employees
- Avoiding legal pitfalls
- Being the best manager you can be
- Using discipline in the workplace
- Creating a healthy work environment
- Rewarding good employees
How to Manage Problem Employees helps managers run a productive department that people will want to be a part of, while building a business culture that encourages success. It empowers managers to be tougher, fairer, and betterbut also shows them how to encourage the same qualities in their employees. If it's time for you to get tough with problem employees and take your business back, this book is the answer.
About the Author
GLENN SHEPARD is the owner and founder of Glenn Shepard Seminars in Nashville, Tennessee. Nearly 100,000 managers, from Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike, have attended his seminars. He is also the author of How to Make Performance Evaluations Really Work, from Wiley.