A manager's guide to hiring, firing, and motivating employeesA comprehensive how-to for employers, How to Manage Problem Employees covers all the people-management skills managers need-from how to set new hires up for success, to properly structuring compensation packages that maximize employee work ethic, to dealing with employee problems before they take a toll on your business.Author Glenn Shepard doesn't bother with political correctness and he doesn't pull any punches when it comes to employees. He has no patience for negative behavior-and neither should you. He'll show you how to handle every kind of problem employee-gossips, backstabbers, hypochondriacs, emotional basket cases, rebels with authority problems, and everyone else. And when you have to, Shepard shows you how to fire employees fairly and legally. Plus, there's more: Fostering a good work ethic Avoiding problem hires Motivating slow or lazy employees Avoiding legal pitfalls Being the best manager you can be Using discipline in the workplace Creating a healthy work environment Rewarding good employeesHow to Manage Problem Employees helps managers run a productive department that people will want to be a part of, while building a business culture that encourages success. It empowers managers to be tougher, fairer, and better-but also shows them how to encourage the same qualities in their employees. If it's time for you to get tough with problem employees and take your business back, this book is the answer.Shepard, Glenn is the author of 'How To Manage Problem Employees A Step-by-step Guide For Turning Difficult Employees Into High Performers', published 2005 under ISBN 9780471730439 and ISBN 0471730432.