Poor Work Performers

Practical Practice Management

businessman forgets his schedule

“Bad planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part” ~ Proverb

Have you ever worked with someone who is always in panic-mode because there was something that they didn’t get to and now it was urgent that it be done? Not only did it need to urgently get done, but also they wanted someone else to take care of it for them right away.

I am not talking about the occasional OMG! situation. These are people who seem to make a habit of having emergency work loads all of the time.

When this becomes a chronic or even semi-chronic issue with a co-worker/employee it is time for a diagnostic workup to find out why this keeps happening.   More often than not, the bottom line is always poor planning of their workload.

Along with the diagnostic evaluation of the situation management needs to take the time to…

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