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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. Here are a few strategies to try. Ultimately, though, the goal is for your employee to operate more autonomously, says Burris. Angela was new to the company and had previously worked in a sales and operational role. hamzaturkkol/Getty Images.