Don’t Fire Difficult Employees. Try Adapting First

lit-matchThe post 3 Types of Employees You Should Fire Immediately by Jayson Demers contains an excellent description of three types of difficult-to-manage employees.

However, while Demers’s diagnosis is spot-on, I find his prescription – fire them immediately – overly simplistic, and I disagree with some of his basic assumptions about sound management practice.

For example, in the first paragraph, Demers writes:

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Geoffrey James

Geoffrey James

Geoffrey James, writes a daily column for and is the author of the newly-published book Business Without the Bullsh*t: 49 Secrets and Shortcuts You Need to Know.

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