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Never thought of it that way and after reading this have a new clarity on behavioral expectations.

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We often assume that when we hire people that they know how to perform the work that we are asking them to do. It also draws a useful distinction between understanding someone’s mind and asking for specific behavior. This timely, completely revised and updated edition of Ferdinand Fournies’s classic management coaching “bible” shows you proven ways to get workers to perform at the highest level while eliminating the self-destructive kinds of behaviors that have become gerdinand prevalent in recent years.

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I’ve learned that ten years of experience often wrok one year ten times. Held onto this book for a while as I’ve found a ridiculous amount of good stuff in here I’m now attempting to execute with my team. This is a very straightforward behavioral-based book that promises clear results if clear action is taken. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


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Identify the problem Get report to agree it is a problem Ask for a specific change to work behavior Follow up with positive reinforcement to confirm improved behavior All these topics are covered in more than reasonable detail, with examples. One person found this helpful. Colleen rated it really liked it Sep 25, Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

This book practically scripts it! In this book, you’ll be taught specific face-to-face interventions you can use to enhance performance in every kind of workplace situation–from sales to creative brainstorming. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Coaching for Improved Work Performance by Ferdinand F. Fournies

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It provides practical guidelines on how you can coach employees who have performance issues. Excellent coaching advise for new managers.

Coaching for Improved Work Performance

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Apr 30, AlexRS rated it really liked it. I wish I had found this book when I started managing people 20 years ago, it would have saved me a lot of painful trial and error. The analysis tries to get the manager to understand the situation from the workers point of view, with a checklist of things like “worker doesn’t know how to do the job” or “worker doesn’t think task is important”, which are often overlooked by managers as causes of performance problems.

Information regarding “Why don’t people do what they’re supposed to do” and “How to run effective coaching sessions” are priceless.