How to Deal with Latecomers at Work/Meetings?


 
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How to Deal with Latecomers at Work/Meetings?
Raza Usmani, ICT Consultant, Pakistan

In your opinion, what is the best way to tell a person who is consistently coming late that s/he should improve, rather than offend her/him? Why? Many thanks for your suggestions...... Register
 

 
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John White, Business Consultant, Australia
Raza - maybe it's time to offend them. This is the...
 

 
Persistent Late ComersSign up
mcclean, Strategy Consultant, USA
Lock the door. Occasionally being late can happen ...
 

 
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Simon Lum, Consultant, Australia
Raza, be consistent about punctuality, be it a soc...
 

 
Reward Those on TimeSign up
Edgardo Etac, Director, Philippines
Give some form of reward to those that come on tim...
 

 
What is the Best Way to Tell a Person Who is Consistently Coming LateSign up
Nayeemuddin, Project Manager, India
Raza, if none of the above works. Two options:
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How to Deal with LatenessSign up
Evanson Mwangi, Manager, Kenya
In my view, being late once is not a big problem. ...
 

 
Being Late CostsSign up
Pierre Paul Mangion, Student (MBA), Malta
Charge 5c per 15 mins of being late. The money is ...
 

 
Lateness at Meetings is also CulturalSign up
Douglas Zvomuya, Zimbabwe
Add up the minutes they are late over a period, an...
 

 
Bingo! You Donate our Weekend Party $1 for Each Minute you're LateSign up
HO THI THU HANG, Consultant, Viet Nam
Our companies used to have a cash fine: in case so...
 

 
Consistent Lateness is an Indicator of a Bigger ProblemSign up
Timothy A Dahlman, Strategy Consultant, USA
I am in a different camp than the others. Transact...
 

 
Investigate the Reasons for Consistent LatenessSign up
Joyce Mutinda, Manager, Kenya
If many people are consistently late for meetings,...
 

 
Set Penalties/Fines for Late ComingSign up
Paul Michael Waigolo, ICT Consultant, Uganda
It is not 'OK' for someone to consistently come la...
 

 
The Solution to a Person Who is Always Late for the MeetingSign up
Shumba, Student (Other), Zimbabwe
If the meetings are open for discussion give the p...
 

 
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Tarun Chaturvedi, Teacher, India
I suggest to consider Dick Grote's 'Discipline wit...
 

 
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Ian Hardy, Manager, United Kingdom
Raza, consider to have the team members draw up a ...
 

 
Research Into Being LateSign up
van de ven, Entrepreneur, Netherlands
A heap of research has been done into this subject...
 

   

 
Lock the Door and Keep Latecomers OutSign up
Zahari Mohamed, Consultant, Malaysia
For latecomers, especially the habitual ones, they...
 

 
Lock Them Out, They Get the MessageSign up
Thornton Joubert, Entrepreneur, United Kingdom
My philosophy is that if you cannot respect my tim...
 

 
Fine for Arriving Late to MeetingsSign up
C.C.Simon, Director, India
At periodical sales review meetings we have a simp...
 

 
Lateness is not an Isolated Issue, It's Related to Poor Meeting ManagementSign up
Rick Forehand, Manager, USA
In many companies, the problem is overall poor mee...
 

 
Trend, Causes and StyleSign up
Zacharia Marimo, HR Consultant, Zimbabwe
It is important to access the TREND of lateness an...
 

 
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Lesego M, Management Consultant, South Africa
Raza, I think an approach that might work well is ...
 

 
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antonio roccaforte, Manager, Italy
Dear Raza, in any occasion where we faced someone ...
 

 
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Adrian Cosereanu, Entrepreneur, Canada
Hi Raza! I think the best way is to give them the ...
 

 
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K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India
Raja Usmanisab-salams,
In your position I wou...
 

 
Employee Attending Too LateSign up
Moustafa Alam, Director, Kuwait
I agree with @Timot...
 

 
Panacea for Late ComersSign up
Bishwajeet Kumar, Manager, India
1. Consult the latecomer, a one to one discussion ...
 

 
Lateness in Working PlaceSign up
Gabriel Obinna, Business School Marketer, Nigeria
He or she must be properly questioned to find out ...
 

 
Give Them the Cold ShowerSign up
Ruben Cuschieri,, CEO, Malta
In my personal experience in different management ...
 

 
Discuss the Issue and Coach ThemSign up
Kathleen Booker, CSCP, PMP, SCOR-P, Director, United States
It's important to find out why the person is habit...
 

 
Locking the Door Doesn't Give Suitable SolutionSign up
Arunachalam, Student (MBA), India
Assign the task tightly for 8 hrs daily, review pe...
 

 
Everyone Thinks Their Meeting is the Only Thing That MattersSign up
Edward Siedlecki, Student (MBA), United States
The only people I expect to be on time for a meeti...
 

 
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Lobbestael, Strategy Consultant, Belgium
Being late at meetings is a company culture that i...
 

 
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Catherine Kennelly, Business Consultant, Canada
It's always best to analyze the 'why' before bring...
 

 
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n. mudungwe, Project Manager, Ethiopia
I agree with you. My first day in senior managemen...
 

 
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Richard Gartz, Manager, Colombia
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Linda Doty, HR Consultant, United States
I cannot disagree that there are some employees wh...
 

 
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Andres Esguerra, Project Manager, United States
First, find out why someone is always late, and se...
 

 
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W Atkinson, Management Consultant, United Kingdom
A key factor is your relationship to this person. ...
 

 
Problems at Home for Being Late HabituallySign up
Lee West, Director, United States
I just recently learned from my mistake to not let...
 

 
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Paolo Vallarano, Teacher, Italy
What about using the Whole message model to talk t...
 

 
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Steven Ellis, Analyst, United States
@John White: I h...
 

 
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Vernon, Manager, USA
@Joyce Mutinda:...
 

 
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Satya Narayan, Strategy Consultant, India
I observed another better way followed by one of t...
 

 
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jorge anibal hoyos hoyos, Manager, Colombia
The right way to solve it, it is to talk about the...
 

 
Late Comers to MeetingsSign up
Don Page, Professor, Canada
Point out what it is costing the organization to h...
 

 
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Debbie Sellers, Manager, United States
Always ensure a meeting starts on time rather than...
 

 
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Tom Wilson, HR Consultant, United States
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T.W. Garrison III, Consultant, United States
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Sylvia Squair, Entrepreneur, Canada
@Simon Lum: Defi...
 

 
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Tabish Razvi, Student (MBA), India
Employee comes late due to few reasons.
1. Th...
 

 
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KRS Raman, Professor, India
Prof GH Smith - the CEO of a Varsity - used to add...
 

 
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Kerri Hood, Project Manager, Australia
@Edgardo Etac: I...
 

 
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Rajeev Bagga, Other, India
To stop this habit of latecomers and get them to r...
 

 
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Andrew Blaine, Business Consultant, South Africa
@Mcclean: From ...
 

 
Habitual Late ComersSign up
Sabvukutwa, Manager, Zimbabwe
I believe in direct engagement. An employee can be...
 

 
Act Instead of SayingSign up
Dilip Khanal, CEO, Nepal
- For latecomers on work you may use a system of b...
 

 
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K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India
All genuine corporations should use as a part of t...
 

 
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Ashtari, Manager, Iran
I do believe, we should set up penalties for such ...
 

 
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reem hoseh, HR Consultant, Jordan
Deal with early comers by giving them incentives f...
 

 
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Jean Francois Sonson, CEO, Saint Lucia
I agree with the views expressed, but would like t...
 

 
Considerations when Dealing with a LatecomerSign up
Belay Gezahegn, Director, Ethiopia
Three things to consider before penalizing an empl...
 

 
It's about the Consequences OF and FOR Late ComersSign up
James Mabon, Student (University), Papua New Guinea
Late comers are a hindrance to an organisation to ...
 

 
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ANANDA, HR Consultant, India
Next time, just ask the person Why he is coming la...
 

 
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Alan Dawson, Director, United Kingdom
@Mcclean: Circul...
 

 
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mohd.hanifah, HR Consultant, Malaysia
Regular and punctual attendance of events involvin...
 

 
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Kevin Green, Coach, United Kingdom
Ask the latecomers: Who would I have needed to be ...
 

 
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Arbab, Student (MBA), Sudan
Absence without a proper reason should be punished...
 

 
Being Late While Still Performing Well/ExceptionalSign up
Andrew Blaine, Business Consultant, South Africa
@Belay Gezahegn...
 

 
Reasons for Constantly Showing Up LateSign up
Jonathan Ailen, HR Consultant, Nigeria
Maybe you need to find out the reason for this per...
 

 
The Manager-less CompanySign up
F.H.J. Janssen, Consultant, Netherlands
It's far out of date and beyond modern time. Why i...
 

 
Put the Person in Charge of Increasing DisciplineSign up
Sri Sudha.Pulimi, Coach, India
Try to put the employee in charge of reporting and...
 

 
Consistently Coming Late at MeetingsSign up
Stoepker, ICT Consultant, Netherlands
Raza, I was confronted with a regular weekly meeti...
 

 
Latecomers to Meeting / WorkSign up
Belay Gezahegn, Director, Ethiopia
@Andrew Blaine:...
 

 
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Dilip Khanal, CEO, Nepal
If we can create a home environment in the office,...
 

 
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Nadeem Tufail Butt, Manager, Canada
Raza, I would suggest that you go to them and ask ...
 

 
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Brian Mitchell, Partner, United States
Raza,
Your compassion regarding humiliating p...
 

 
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Sujatha Suresh, Consultant, India
From Coach & Psychometric Score Interpreter pov; p...
 

 
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Elaine Ruggiero, student, United States
@Mcclean: It has...
 

 
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OSHUN, GRACE OKAIMA , TEACHING, Nigeria
Personally, I consider late-coming a sign of indis...
 

 
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Adrian Horodniceanu, CEO, Israel
I had a case when the consistently late person was...
 

 
Common CourtesySign up
Bill Boynton, Teacher, United States
I have a little trouble with the question because ...
 

 
Allowing Constant Late ComingSign up
Majola, Other, South Africa
It is also similar to the situation of allowing de...
 

 
It is Better to First Find Out the ReasonSign up
A Y SIRDIC, Manager, Ghana
For first timers, you should find out the reason f...
 

 
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Adrian Horodniceanu, CEO, Israel
I am finding there are persons who are "always bus...
 

   

   

 
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Simon Lum, Consultant, Australia
@Adrian Horodnicean...
 

 
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Adrian Horodniceanu, CEO, Israel
@Simon Lum: The...
 

 
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jorge anibal hoyos hoyos, Manager, Colombia
Really the time of key persons is controlled by th...
 

 
How to Deal with the Late ComersSign up
Raza Usmani, ICT Consultant, Pakistan
Thanks to everyone for your guidance and suggestio...
 

 
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K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India
Mr. Raza Usmani, Salams.
It is good you give ...
 

   

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