How should we handle a workplace romance gone bad? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Question: "Two of our employees have been having problems with each other at
work. When I sat them down to find out what was going on, I learned the
two had an affair but recently broke up. The man has been badmouthing
the woman among co-workers, and that was the source of the bickering. I
told them to keep their personal problems to themselves, but I suspect
this conflict will continue. If it does, what should I do?"—RP, Texas
Chronic negativity frequently starts with only one or two employees, but it can quickly infect an entire department. When this happens, the inevitable result is reduced productivity, damaged morale and eventually increased turnover, so wise managers try to nip negativity in the bud....Click here to find out more.