Having trouble with employee productivity? Read this article:

It’s frustrating, isn’t it? You define tasks that you need your subordinate(s) to do, provide them the resources they need, and send them on their way to get it done. You wait. You notice it’s not getting done. You wait some more. It still isn’t getting done. You call in your subordinates and inquire about the task. You get an ambiguous answer. You send the employees back out to perform the task. You wait even more. It still doesn’t get done. What’s going on here? According to Ferdinand Fournies, author of Why Employees Don’t Do What They’re Supposed To Do and What To Do About It, there are 16 specific reasons why.

Full Text: 16 Reasons Managers Can’t Get Employees to Perform