Nine Behavior Patterns of Challenging Co-Workers and Bosses
Managing Conflict introduces nine common co-worker behavior patterns that can negatively impact your projects. Here are four of them:
And here are five more...
The coworker who complains without taking responsibility for improving conditions that surround her
The Scene Stealer
The peer who sets about building her reputation at your expense
The Drive-by Boss
A leader who ignores some of his key management responsibilities and doesn’t meet the needs of his subordinates or the organization
The Clueless Colleague
A coworker who is insensitive to her negative impact on the work environment
The Faux-smart Boss
The boss who has unrealistic confidence in his own ideas and skills, often accompanied by a lack of confidence in his employees
Rather than demonizing these challenging co-workers, you will learn Four Essential Principles (Be Real, Take Responsibility, Build Relationships and Extend Respect) and how to apply five effective strategies to transform your workplace relationships, turning that clueless colleague into a considerate teammate or the whiner into a problem solver.