Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace
Thomas Publications

Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace

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Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace
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  Colonel John D. Thomas Author:

    Colonel John D. Thomas
    U.S. Air Force (Retired)
    Thomas Publications

This is a practical guidebook for effectively handling unreasonable bosses, troublesome coworkers, and difficult subordinates in the workplace. You’ll discover some highly effective strategies for coping with the various types of difficult people often encountered in the workplace. Using these strategies you can forgo much of the frustration, emotional turmoil, and disruption difficult people can inflict on your peace of mind. You’ll be amazed at how effective these simple strategies can be!


SECTION I: Types of Difficult People and How to Deal with Them

• The Agitator
• The Arguer
• The Backstabber
• The Bully
• The Bureaucrat
• The Cad
• The Constant Complainer
• The Drama Queen
• The Egotist (aka The Narcissist)
• The Evangelist
• The Gossip
• The Hyper Competitor
• The Joker (aka The Office Clown)
• The Malingerer (aka The Hypochondriac)
• The Messy Coworker
• The Motor Mouth
• The Nepotist
• The Oblivious (No clues, doesn’t care)
• The Pathological Liar
• The Political Pundit
• The Procrastinator
• The Psycho
• The Racist
• The Screw Up
• The Sexist
• The Substance Abuser
• The Sycophant
• The Tantrum Thrower

SECTION II: Dealing with Difficult Bosses, Coworkers, and Subordinates

• Handling Troublesome People in the Workplace
• Personality Conflicts
• Words to Avoid
• Avoidance Techniques
• Adapting to Your Workplace Environment
• Using the Subtle Approach
• CAUTION: Gossip Always Backfires!
• When to Use the Direct Approach
• Approaching Leadership with the Problem
• Dealing with Difficult Subordinates
• Dealing with Cliques in Your Workplace
• Five Major Causes for Bad Attitudes among Employees
• Dealing with “Marginal” Employees
• Administrative Actions to Deal with Difficult Employees
• Dealing with Workplace Harassment
• Dealing with Bosses Who Threaten and Bully
• How to Cope with an Erratic Boss
• The Danger of a Contemptuous Boss
• What if Your Boss Is Threatening to Fire You?
• Dealing with Threatening and Dangerous People in the Workplace
• Should You Stay or Should You Go? 


Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace
Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace
Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace