Policies Never Solve People Problems

by Evil HR Lady on September 2, 2013

Every time I hear or see an overly controlling policy change I can guarantee there is a problem employee that the boss won’t confront/discipline/fire directly. Instead, a blanket policy goes out to try to and change the behavior of the errant employee.

Does this ever work? Seriously, if you’ve done it and it solved your problem, I want to know about it, because I’ve never seen it happen. Why? Because problem employees never believe they are the problem. And, furthermore, they already believe that the rules don’t apply to them, because if the rules mattered, the problem employee would already be following it.

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