How to Manage an Insecure Employee

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Insecure employees are “hard to evaluate, hard to coach, and hard to develop,” says Ethan Burris, an associate professor at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin. Is it hurting morale? “Reorient people’s goals in the workplace to be less about how they’re seen and how they perform and more about how much they improve,” he says. hamzaturkkol/Getty Images.

Loyalty to a Leader Is Overrated, Even Dangerous

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Over and over again throughout history and art we are given the strong leader who simply wants to aim for the proper goal, and the disloyal underlings who continually threaten to undermine his (or her) greatness by disobeying. I teach a course on ethics at the McCombs School of Business and have run the McCombs Speaker Series on Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility for the last seven years.