Saying Nothing IS Saying Something
You may observe repeated behavior from others that is not in line with your organization's culture. Talking to that person about their behavior and the impact it has on the team and the results can help them become more aware and correct their actions. Plan for having an impact conversation with your colleagues by following these guidelines.
How do I manage employee non-compliance?
Conversations with employees about lack of compliance require a specific leadership skill set. Developing skill in having non-compliance conversations is key to effective leadership. Addressing issues of employee "will” and “skill” helps achieve organizational results.
Are you prepared to address compliance issues?
We find that the better we can prepare our people to meet organizational expectations, the more successful they will be. Leaders are responsible for explaining what behaviors are acceptable and addressing those who are non-compliant. Use the following tip sheet to guide your future compliance conversations.
Confronting the Leader
The act of providing feedback to coworkers or a supervisor helps the organization be more successful. For some, it can be uncomfortable to approach a team member with anything other than positive feedback. With practice you can prepare to have a difficult conversation with your colleagues the right way.
Call It How You See It
Values and standards of behavior are essential to high performing organizations. They only work when respected by all team members. Having conversations with a colleague you feel has violated your organization's values is one way to assure everyone stays on course and their is continuous respect of standards.