Gossip, Rumors & Workplace Busybodies: How to Promote Positive Co-worker Communication
When toxic talk infects an entire department, managers may be tempted to throw up their hands and just give in. They often feel powerless to counteract the damage caused by disparaging comments and persistent negativity, believing that "you can't change human nature."
But tolerating these harmful behaviors is definitely NOT the best solution.
To help you take back control, Business Management Daily has teamed up with workplace guru and syndicated columnist Marie McIntyre to help you successfully defuse the negative impact of gossip, rumors, and workplace busybodies.
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About Your Speaker:
Marie G. McIntyre, PH.D. writes the weekly workplace advice column, Your Office Coach, which appears in newspapers nationwide. Her practical, down-to-earth advice is based on years of experience as a manager, HR director and consultant. Marie's latest book, Secrets to Winning at Office Politics, has been described as "a survival manual for the corporate jungle." She is frequently quoted in national publications, including Fortune, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and CNBC Online. As a consultant, Marie has worked with a wide variety of business and government organizations, including Cisco, The Home Depot, Walgreens, AT&T and Panasonic. She also provides individual advice and career coaching through her website, YourOfficeCoach.com.