Managing Workplace Negativity

Managing Workplace Negativity

eBook - 2001
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"The symptoms: increased customer complaints, high turnover, low quality of work, increased absences, loss of morale and motivation, lack of creativity and innovation, loss of loyalty to the organization.

The diagnosis: workplace negativity.

The cure: Managing Workplace Negativity.

Workplace negativity may seem like an intangible problem--but it has very tangible consequences for the companies it afflicts. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that U.S. companies lose $3 billion a year to the effects of negative attitudes and behaviors at work.

Managing Workplace Negativity gives managers, team leaders, trainers, and other human resources professionals much-needed help in treating the negativity bug. It will help readers:

* Identify the 14 types of negative individuals, from the ""not-my-jobber"" to the ""rumor monger""

* Confront their own negativity

* Recognize negativity ""trigger points""

* Overcome entrenched, ongoing negativity

* Deal with group or company-wide negativity problems

* Create a positive environment that enhances morale and productivity."

Publisher: New York : AMACOM, 2001.
ISBN: 9780814425398
Characteristics: xi, 193 p. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: NetLibrary, Inc


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