Constructive Accountability

Canic, Michael J.
October 2004
Executive Excellence;Oct2004, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p16
Discusses the importance of holding employees accountable for poor performance. Advantages of explaining the company's expectation from them; Pros and cons of letting go of the underperforming employee.


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