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Someone Messed Up. Here's How You Fix It.

Whether it's a dishonest employee or an order snafu, what you do after a mistake makes the difference. We'll show you the steps to take.
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I just fired my sales director for dishonesty and need to replace him. Our business is in a male-dominated field, but I want things done right this time. My wife tells me studies have shown that women are perceived to be more ethical than men. Is this accurate?

 Dishonesty is a failure of character, not gender. Before recruiting the rotten apple’s successor, find out if

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