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Author: Paul Falcone Narrator: Walter Dixon Publisher: Recorded Books: Gildan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2012 ISBN: 9781469000091
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Inappropriate attire, lateness, sexually offensive behavior, productivity and communication issues . . . these are just a few of the uncomfortable topics you may have to discuss with your employees. 101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees provides you with proven guidance and realistic sample dialogues you can use to facilitate clear, direct interactions with your people, helping to sidestep potential awkwardness and meet issues head on.

This solution oriented audiobook walks you through some of the most common—as well as the most serious—employee problems you're ever likely to encounter. Covering everything from substandard performance reviews to personal hygiene to termination meetings, this handy guide helps you treat your people with dignity, focusing not just on what to say but also on how to say it. This helpful guide provides down to earth techniques you can use to protect yourself and your organization—and get the very best from your people.
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  • “The advice in this book will be invaluable. It deserves a prominent pace in the office of anyone who is responsible for managing others.

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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  • 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Balasubramanian | 11/5/2017

    " The book is well constructed and the flow is good. It gives a good description on how to handle difficult conversations. Not all are applicable, but the majority is good. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kristin | 9/4/2013

    " Unbelievably useful for anyone in a supervisory role. "

About the Author

Paul Falcone is a human resources executive in Los Angeles and has held senior-level positions with Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures, and Time Warner. He is the author of 2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews, 101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems, and 96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire. Paul is also a long-term contributor to HR Magazine and a faculty member at UCLA. He lives in Valencia, California.

About the Narrator

Walter Dixon is a broadcast media veteran of more than twenty years’ experience with a background in theater and performing arts and voice work for commercials. After a career in public radio, he is now a full-time narrator with more than fifty audiobooks recorded in genres ranging from religion and politics to children’s stories.