Managing Essentials™ Hygiene Problems

Managing an Employee with Body Odor

Being a manager or supervisor isn't easy! What do you do about an employee with body odor, bad breath, or who appears unclean? What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.

Learning Path & Details


  • Developing Core Leadership Skills
  • Leading and Managing for Peak Performance

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how to respectfully work through an employee's issue of bad hygiene.
  • Visualize (by example) how to address common management issues in today's workplace.

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Training Files (3)

Video Vignette02:29 minEnglishDemo
Workshop Material 3 pagesEnglishDemo
Additional Material 5 pagesEnglishDemo

Additional Information

Give specific examples of how and why this hygiene problem negatively affects getting the work done. The employee must agree this is a problem that needs to be corrected. You can be compassionate but be firm and specific about your expectations. Ask for and offer suggestions for specific actions that can be taken to correct the problem.

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