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A senior operations staffer is performing poorly. How do you get a star back on track?

Inc. 5000 honorees tell us how they would tackle a common business challenge.

“I’d ask the employee what he or she thinks should happen, and then we’d work together to find consensus on an action plan. That allows us to get buy-in for consequences. It makes it more likely that folks will follow through, and if it

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