Workplace Coach

Daily Archives: May 16, 2017

Question: I supervise 15 employees, the largest crew in our company, and I report to the general manager. I’m expected to handle employees who don’t show up on time or do what they’re supposed to — but I’m not allowed to fire anyone. That’s the prerogative of one person only, the general manager. That’s like giving responsibility without authority, and since my manager reads your column I hope you’ll write why it… Read More