How to Identify and Weed Out Low Performers in Any Business [NOOK Book]

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This is the eBook version of the printed book.

This Element is an excerpt from 17 Rules Successful Companies Use to Attract and Keep Top Talent: Why Engaged Employees Are Your Greatest Sustainable Advantage (9780137146703) by David Russo. Available in print and digital formats.

A better way to identify low performers and help them improve--or manage them out of the organization.

To manage out nonperformers, ...

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How to Identify and Weed Out Low Performers in Any Business

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Overview

This is the eBook version of the printed book.

This Element is an excerpt from 17 Rules Successful Companies Use to Attract and Keep Top Talent: Why Engaged Employees Are Your Greatest Sustainable Advantage (9780137146703) by David Russo. Available in print and digital formats.

A better way to identify low performers and help them improve--or manage them out of the organization.

To manage out nonperformers, you have to create a model for evaluating their contribution, and that model has to be based on that person’s capability--not some abstract ideal of performance that is universally and unilaterally applied to everyone. Once you’ve established that model and communicated it clearly, the choice of whether an employee stays or goes is up to them, and you never have to rely on punishing people.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132102315
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 4/30/2010
  • Series: FTPress Executive Briefs
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 6
  • File size: 231 KB

Meet the Author

David Russo is Principal and CEO of Eno River Associates, Inc., a consulting practice which helps executives build high-performing organizations by developing win-win relationships with the workforce. Mr. Russo has consulted with many global companies, including American Express, Johnson & Johnson, Minitab Inc., American Eagle Outfitters, and the CIA. Before his retirement in 1999, he was the senior HR executive for SAS Institute, the world’s largest privately held software company, known as a perennial Fortune “Best Place to Work” for its quality work environment and focus on its people.

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