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Coaching, Counseling & Mentoring by Florence M. Stone

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CHAPTER

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Let’s Talk: Specific Counseling Sessions

Throughout Your Career, you will encounter numerous situations involving problem employees and employees with problems. Managers tell me that they don’t have a problem holding a counseling session, but they do have difficulty coming up with a realistic action plan—particularly for troubled employees. Consequently, we’ll offer here some specific action plans to help you as well.

Counseling Peers on a Cross-Functional Team

Just as most management books provide a simplistic picture of employee counseling, books on team management talk in general terms about team counseling. The truth is, without positional power over your colleagues, counseling team members about their behavior is tantamount to ...

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