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Developing Exemplary Performance One Person at a Time by Michael Sabbag

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2The Exemplary Performance Model Explained

Unfortunately, there is no magic wand for improving employee performance. As leaders, we can’t simply tell employees that we need them to get better at what they do and expect things to change. Corrective marks on an appraisal report aren’t sufficient; yelling orders at employees won’t yield significant improvements in performance, either. Similarly, ignoring performance issues, as busy leaders are often tempted to do, will not have the desired effect of resolving them. While time may heal all wounds, time in and of itself does nothing to improve performance. Time will contribute to performance development only if leaders use their time wisely—to actively engage employees in an intentional and well-planned ...

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