Being bad at time management isn’t necessarily a personal failing, it’s a skills gap that you can help coach your employee to overcome.
You might think that by the time people enter the workforce, they would know how to manage their time. And yet in any office, there is someone who creates chaos and bad feelings because of his or her relationship with the clock. As a manager, “You really shouldn’t be the one who has to teach this,” says Bruce Tulgan, author of Bridging the Soft Skills Gap, and yet if it’s a business issue, then you do. So how can you teach an employee time management?