While a positive culture, proactive training programs and compliant policies will lead to a more productive workforce, it doesn’t automatically mean you’ll be exempt from needing to performance manage an employee.
There will almost certainly be cases where one of your employees does not meet required standards of performance or behaviour. When such instances occur, you need to be prepared so you can act swiftly and minimise any impact on your organisation.
Today, more than ever, employees are less likely to tolerate inappropriate behaviour in the workplace.
The wave of #timesup and #metoo movements combined with some high profile bullying and harassment cases playing out in the public arena attest to a cultural shift that is now well underway.