5 ways to deal with colleagues who shirk duties
However, situations may occur sometimes when a few employees do not work as well, or as effectively as others, causing a breakdown in the smooth functioning of the team.
Brinda Dasgupta has tips from experts on how to deal with colleagues who shirk duties.
“This helps in realising whether it is just a rough patch or if the person requires help to reconcile with deeper issues. As a colleague, show that you are looking out for him/her because that’s what true team spirit is all about,” says Sunitha Lal, HR head, Ather Energy.
Don’t follow the pattern
See The Opportunity
Escalate The Matter
Be sure to report it in a professional manner and bring up specific instances rather than being vague,” says Lean.
One should ask for help from the boss only after one has explored options to resolve it with the person directly and they didn’t work out, says Jyoti Nair, vicepresident of business operations at HackerRank.