Every company has one (or two!). The eternal pessimist who has the amazing ability to extract the worst attributes from even the best situation. They complain regularly about the most insignificant issues and amazingly enough, can never offer solutions. When confronting employees who complain, criticize or try to stir up trouble, managers and co-workers often feel frustrated and helpless and begin to avoid the conflict zone–a potential wasteland of reduced productivity, damaged morale, and increased turnover, spreading negativity throughout the entire workplace. A place no one wants to spend eight – ten hours in. To be an effective manager, you have to face the “negativity carriers” head on-not only for their sake, but for the sake of the rest of your team. Don’t miss the warning signs and let things go too far — learn how to recognize toxic work culture and put a strategy in place to combat negativity.
Negativity in the workplace can spread like wildfire, even affecting top performers, and eventually your businesses’ bottom line.
Negative work environment, how negativity can effect company culture, warning signs and how to recognize the “negativity carriers”, how behavioral assessment can help identify challenging behaviors, how to improve a hostile work environment.
• Identify 3 common causes of negative work environment and their warning signs
• How to recognize your “negativity carriers”
• How you may be creating a toxic work culture
• How behavioral assessments can identify challenging behaviors
Hiring managers, supervisors, business owners, anyone who has employees report to them.
Years of Experience: 25+ years
Areas of Expertise: Human Resource Management and Business Development
Kim Busse is the Key Relationship Manager at The Omnia Group, an employee selection and management consulting fi rm. In her current role, Kim partners with her clients to select top talent, manage more effectively, build high-performance teams, and succession planning using behavioral assessment tools/concepts.
Utilizing over 25 years of human resource management and business development experiences, she has provided guidance to hundreds of businesses in a wide range of industries, including insurance, financial services, automotive, staffing, and healthcare. She provides training on subjects such as leadership development, conflict resolution, and employee engagement.View all trainings by this speaker