The author explains how an MSPB decision highlights how an agency overcomplicated its performance appraisal system to its own detriment.
Cases based on unacceptable performance are challenging and relatively rare. They are becoming even more difficult.
Is there any one “right way” to counsel a misbehaving employee? These are some techniques to help managers with counseling meetings.
The disciplinary process in federal human resources is often long and complex. A recent case took a simpler approach.
The author describes a different but effective approach that the Oregon National Guard has to labor relations.
In what situations is the disciplinary process the best route to take for employees who aren’t performing?
Mediating grievances can save time, money and resolve problems. Why is it not done more often?