Eight Strategies for Handling Disruptive Situations
Certainly a good place to start with these eight strategies…I am leaning more towards the idea though that different situations may require an approach beyond what’s here. Nonetheless, a good road map to follow.
Within many workplace environments, leaders will find themselves in the role of team facilitator. In this capacity, leaders must direct and control team meetings and discussions in order to allow for the free-flow of ideas by all members of the team.
Within the team environment, leaders are dealing with a group of individuals who each has a personal agenda, bias and perspective. In many circumstances, leaders can effectively mold these individuals into a working team. In others, one or more members can stoutly resist the work of the team. These members may not agree with the purpose of the team or feel it threatens their personal position. Unfortunately, these individuals can be disruptive enough to prevent the team from functioning, frustrating leaders and members alike.
Leaders should understand that when individuals are given the opportunity to openly participate and make their views known, some will actively work against the leader…
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