Your expectations of employee performance
If you are trying to improve your employee performance you must first work on your expectation of your employees.
If you expect your employees to steal from you, then you will find that you have an employee theft problem. If you expect them to be lazy, you will find some who are.
If you expect them to be late for work, just install a time clock and collect your evidence.
As a good manager, you should always consider potential problems and develop solutions to the problems before they develop. Don't waste your time worrying about what might happen because that is the surest way to create that problem.
Sometimes I wish it was not so easy to turn my thoughts into reality. Read more here...