In discussing her absences with Joan, which general approach would you take of the following?
Which of the steps listed below would you take?
Open each one in turn and decide which to take in response to the problem above. Use the link in your chosen response to see the consequence of your action.
Explain to her the importance of good attendance to the efficiency of the business unit and company overall.
Tell her that her personal problems are her business, but that efficiency is your business. Tell her that she must improve or consider leaving.
Wait until Joan brings up the matter of absences, so as not to embarrass her.
Be friendly but tell her that you are going to place a warning letter in her HR file that states that she must improve the following month.