How to Manage an Insecure Employee

Harvard Business

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. At the time, Anand was helping to build an incubator for Verizon and the employee — we’ll call him Peter — was a front-end Android developer who had been hired as a contract worker. hamzaturkkol/Getty Images.