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Synonyms for underperformer

a student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicates

a business that is less successful than expected

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The goal of offering these insights into coaching or firing underperformers like Justin is to help you run a smooth operation that turns payroll dollars into higher profits.
The underperformer has done no obvious wrong and is likely a friend to other directors and a part of their wider social and business networks.
Chinese property stocks in Hong Kong extended a strong start to the year in Hong Kong, but were key underperformers in mainland markets with mainland investors electing to take some profit after the sector's strong showing in 2012.
Fremont has been designated an underperformer for the past 12 years, the district told the Daily News.
Use objective criteria and standards when possible, and include an improvement plan for underperformers.
Rosen outlines how sales managers, executives, and business owners can coach and motivate their salespeople to bring in more sales, and integrate a model into the team's plan, as well as how to turn around or fire an underperformer.
HE was the biggest underperformer in a Reds top since Butlins hired Shane Richie, but former Liverpool striker Erik Meijer finally has something to celebrate.
Eric Ende, an analyst at Merril, said: "Chiron has been a chronic underperformer.
Increased 40% productivity in operations roles Increased 49% profit in general management roles Increased 67% revenue in sales roles Source: McKinsey's War for Talent 2000 survey of 410 corporate officers at 35 large US companies Note: Table made from bar graph The cost of a bad boss Percent who "somewhat agree" or "strongly agree" 58% of senior and midlevel managers reported that they have worked for an underperformer.
Years later I found that economists had formally proved this maxim: If you're living in a world of zero failure, you're an underperformer.
Another notable underperformer was telecommunications companies in both North America and Europe.
Italy is the underperformer, with the yield fractionally higher on jitters over Sunday's elections.
MICAH Richards was last season's biggest underperformer, according to Villa fans.
The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange General Index, which has been an underperformer compared to Dubai index, jumped 2.
British holiday company Thomas Cook was a standout underperformer, slumping 19 percent after it said its chief executive Harriet Green was stepping down, two years after leading a turnaround of the group.