What does Zen Buddhism have to do with running a successful business? For John Murphy, president of Venture Management Consultants in Grand Rapids, Mich., the answer to that question is simple: everything.
When the time comes to discipline or even terminate an employee, managers must be aware of the ever present threat of a violent backlash.
Many workplace guru’s are espousing the “no performance review” work environment, where formal review processes are shunned for a more casual process, or no process, whatsoever. From a time & efficiency standpoint, it’s an approach that is hard to argue with.
Performance discussions with employees are probably one of the toughest parts of being a business owner or manager, but not addressing issues can hold back your business.