TITLE

Negating NEGATIVITY

AUTHOR(S)
WHITEMYER, DAVID
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
PM Network;Sep2012, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
79573485

 

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