One of the firstproblems occurringin the workplacecould be withpeople who fail togive the expectedperformance,repeatedly. It canbe a major problem,because one personnot achieving thetarget, can putpressure on theother teammembers as well.More so, it can, attimes, render theother teammember's workuseless, if you knowwhat I mean.
PEOPLE FAILTO MEETTARGETSCONTINUALLY
»Make sure that the target is mutually agreed upon. If a target is forced upon an employee, it is onlyunderstandable if they don't achieve it.»Have regular milestone checks done. This is reallygood to avoid any kind of procrastination on the partof the employee. You can also couple that withfeedback. This ensures that the employee gets all therequired support during the project.»Make sure that all the employees are aware of theperformance bonuses. Give them gifts, recognitionlunches, etc., for achieving their targets.»If a person fails to achieve the target, you canimplement these penalties for the same. You can:
Make working overtime mandatory till thework is completed
Cut back on incentives
Display (on the noticeboard) the names of those who don't achieve their targets, etc.These will serve as an example for employees to makesure that they refrain from repeating such behavior.These solutions are the same for every hierarchicallevel. No matter which strata of the hierarchy theemployee fits in, the rules need to be the same for all.
Meetings areimportant nodoubt. However,calling a meetingfor discussingsmall matters canprove to be awaste of valuableresources andtime. Hence, makesure that you plan
»Make sure that you make it a practice in theworkplace for everyone to know that meetings onlyneed to be held for important matters. If possible, twoto three matters can be dealt within one meeting.»Keep timings for the meetings fixed. Like, make surethat the meeting starts on time and ends on time aswell. However, there are times when certain matterscause the meeting to elongate. That being anoccasional event, can be allowed.»Make sure there are meeting runners, not takers,minute keepers etc., and other such job roles assigned