Posts Tagged ‘overcoming preconceived notions about an employee’
How managers can reduce (or create) dangers in the workplace
In workplaces, employees are always aware of dangers that lurk for them. Things like: Will a manager support a strong decision or opinion that I voice? Will the quality of my work be appreciated and valued? Will I have a job tomorrow? These are not unfounded concerns. Taking a wrong step at the wrong time with…Read More
Are you relying on your preconceived notions to explain employee performance?
Performance issues aren’t always what they seem I think of Grace as agile. Nimble. Fast. And it’s not just me, others often comment on her speed. Those associations lead me to believe she’s healthy and physically fit. And because of Grace’s pronounced fearful disposition, I immediately attribute any unusual behavior to her mental state. And…Read More