An Employee Who Engages in Harmful Gossip (Managing Essentials™ Series)
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An Employee Who Engages in Harmful Gossip (Managing Essentials™ Series)

15 Minutes Level: Intermediate

New Just-In-Time Performance Management Tool! You have an employee who engages in harmful gossip on the job. What do you do? There are four steps you can take to help the situation while clearly setting organizational expectations.

Target Audience: Managers / Supervisors
Language: English

Features

  • Interactive Exercises
  • Job Aids and Reference Materials
  • Video

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how to effectively work with an employee who gossips or participants in workplace gossip.
  • Using a step-by-step process to successfully engage and communicate the issue at hand.

Description

New Just-In-Time Performance Management Tool! You have an employee who engages in harmful gossip on the job. What do you do? There are four steps you can take to help the situation while clearly setting organizational expectations.

State the problem using specific examples of how and why this kind of behavior is harmful. Ask the employee to give their viewpoint and listen. Get agreement that problems have resulted from the gossip. Tell the employee clearly that you expect no more negative comments or gossip about others. This includes innuendoes either spoken or inferred by a facial expression, body language, or tone of voice. Then get a commitment that the behavior will stop.

Job Aids and Reference Materials

  • Managing Essentials™ An Employee Who Engages in Harmful Gossip
    5 pages

Industry Settings

  • Healthcare
  • Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Office & General
  • Retail

Compatiblity Notes

  • Supports iPhone & iPad App: TrainingFlow™ App on iOS devices
  • Supports Android App: TrainingFlow™ app on Android devices
  • Supports Modern Browsers: Chrome 60+, Firefox 60+, Safari 12+, Edge, Internet Explorer 10+   YOUR SYSTEM
  • DOES NOT Support Legacy Browsers: Internet Explorer 10 and below are not supported


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