Are You Enabling Bad Behavior in Your Workplace?

As a manager, we have all been there.  A project deadline is looming and at the same time there is an issue with an employee.  You are faced with the decision of meeting your deadline or dealing with confrontation of addressing an employee. Confrontation is part of being a manager. However, too often a manager's aversion to confronting a problem employee results in accommodation of bad behavior. In a typical scenario, the problem festers for months, even years, until escalation of the issue reaches a tipping point. By this time, the problem is horrendous and more difficult to tackle.  SHRM.org’s article Don’t Enable Bad Behavior addresses this issue that managers face with tips on how to utilize your company’s policies and procedures to keep a positive company morale!