11 Habits of Highly Ineffective Managers

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10. Ignoring Non-Performers

Weak bosses hope against hope that an employee who can't do the job will somehow manage to soldier through. Meanwhile, as everyone else on the team has to pull a little harder to drag the deadweight along, resentment builds and morale suffers.

Strong bosses understand that when a job isn't right for a particular individual, and it's clear that further training or coaching won't change things, it's better to cut that employee loose, so that he or she can find a better match.