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Nothing irritates a CEO more than a manager who adopts a this-is-your-problem-not-mine tone. As you present the crisis, mix statements of fact with questions to involve others. Take notes and explore possible solutions. If you’re shot down or yelled at, ignore the commotion. Stay cool and keep plugging away. Make every word count. Don’t restate the obvious or paint gloom-and-doom scenarios.
When employees complain about “workplace bullying,” managers and HR are often confused about how to respond. Could this be harassment that requires a legal response? Is the employee using the term to describe a colleague who is simply annoying?...Click here to find out more.