what would you do in the following situation?
Hi, I work as a project team leader and my manager is really sick and tired of this girl on my team that doesn't seem to do anything he asks of her. She's basically useless or just playing dumb, we're not sure. So, he told me today that he's gave up on her and her work is inefficient. The problem is that my manager is kind-hearted and it's hard for him to fire anyone but now his upper manager is tired of her too. So any ideas how to get rid of her or even force her to quit?
Asked By: what goes around comes around - 9/7/2009
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These are issues that managers have to deal with as part of their job. The success or otherwise of the company is at stake. Good managers know how to get the best out of their personnel. Just firing someone without talking to them or getting to the reasons behind the behaviour I don't believe is good management... More
Answered By: FPB - 9/7/2009
Additional Answers (9)
It's his job to either fire her or give her an incentive to improve her work. How can he expect her to do her job if he can't do his?
Answered By: Dustin - 9/7/2009
Umm..why not just tell her your unhappy with her work?
Answered By: Sky - 9/7/2009
Situations like these tend to work themselves out. Since there is only two options, the easiest way to resolve this is by having her fired... More
Answered By: Luthekar - 9/7/2009
Tell her to up her game start working. or they will cut her pay. to make her quit: ignore her deny everything she asks for herself spread rumors continuously insult her give her way to much useless things to do to stress her out
Answered By: Jessie - 9/7/2009
Part of being a manager is doing the unpleasant things that need to be done. If he can't manage his people he has no business being in that job.
Answered By: CAB - 9/7/2009
Your boss just needs to do what has to be done. Upper management should do the task if your boss can't handle it.
Answered By: Ash - 9/7/2009
Marginalize (sideline) her. Just like in any sports team, when a player fails to produce or lost interest, he/she is benched and eventually waived. Give her only very low priority jobs that have no relevance to the project, like getting coffee or something of that nature. Do not involve her in any planning either.
Answered By: Refined - 9/7/2009
About all you can do is give chapter and verse about her deficiencies to your own manager. Don't jump the hierarchy to complain to his upper manager yourself... More
Answered By: marys.momma - 9/7/2009
What an awful person/manager this is.....trying to pit all of you against another... Consider that if you gang up on this girl, all that happens is that you wind up doing the few things she IS getting done....and won't get one more dime in salary... More
Answered By: Ms. Minerva - 9/7/2009
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