Use a chart similar to the one above to explore the possible consequences of each option in the following scenario.

The owner of a small store finds out that his best employee, a college student, closed the store an hour early over the weekend so she could attend a party. This employee has consistently been an excellent, dependable worker, and is the only one the owner can trust to close the store in his absence. In fact, finding reliable help is very difficult. However, by closing an hour early, the employee cost the store-owner a few hundred dollars in profits, based on typical Saturday night sales. Should the store-owner confront the employee about the early closing? Fire her? Pretend it didn't happen?

Friendly Persuasion

Friendly Persuasion

To do this successfully you need to build a clear path of action by using tools if necessary. These tools would be facts, evidence and stories which you know they can relate to. Plus you always want to have their best interests at heart, in other words, you know what is good for them

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