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7 Tips to Better Manager-Employee Communications

April 10, 2019 | 427 views

7 Tips to Better Manager-Employee Communications
7 Tips to Better Manager-Employee Communications

Poor workplace communication is often blamed for many workplace problems. What is wrong is not always easy to identify, but better communication does help avoid serious problems like injuries, failed projects, and high employee turnover.

Each of us may think we are doing a good job communicating but, as a manager, we may not hear from anyone where we need improvement. Instead, we are frustrated by an employee’s lack of results or unwillingness to share ideas.

There is not a perfect, single solution, but these tips will help improve manager-employee communication. They are easy to implement, too.

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6 Types of Employees (and How to Handle Them)

October 1, 2014 | 1,535 views

6 Types of Employees (and How to Handle Them)

6 Types of Employees (and How to Handle Them)

Just like there are different types of managers, there are also different types of employees. Understanding which each your staff is most aligned with can help you better manage them.

1. Guide-Me Gary

Gary isn’t one to take initiative. He needs specific instructions, and will follow them to a T. Just don’t look to him to take on leadership or figure things out himself.

 

How to Manage Gary: Gary is great when you have rote activities and processes. Look for projects he can take on that stick to a prescription.

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