superintendent I subscribe to the management style of
working toward employee strengths.
I prefer to reinforce what is working
rather than point out everything I feel an employee is
not doing correctly.
One of our principals believes that it is best to provide
immediate feedback if an employee is not doing as
Our question: Is there a balance to the
situation described? Any thoughts on improving employee
performance through feedback?
I’m not talking about handling
problem employees. I’m talking about how we manage
the average employee who tends to do some things right
and other things at a mediocre level. We know if they
improved in the weak areas their performance would
improve so much. The question becomes, “What is the
best way to move the employee toward improved
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