September 2012
PM Network;Sep2012, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p40
Trade Publication
The article focuses on negativity in the workplace and methods of overcoming it. It states that while pessimism can help mobilize employees, negativity can be contagious and create a poisonous work environment. It talks about four different problem employees in work teams, including employees who refuse to embrace a positive attitude, present a superiority complex, or are incapable of doing the job. It mentions difficulties with stakeholder negativity and executive sponsors.


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