Dan Springer, CEO of Responsys, talks about the challenges of dealing with problematic employees. Springer suggests that it is easier to deal with clear under-performers whereas the greater challenge is to address team members who have both positive and damaging qualities. Springer suggests that the best response to these situations is to have a clear and frank conversation with the team member which gives them an opportunity to improve.
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