Your workplace is seething with hostility and negativity. No matter where the bad vibes came from, it’s up to you to help make the atmosphere more positive, productive and supportive. As a manager, supervisor, or staff member, you usually do not control the situation that is causing the negativity.
Perhaps no one in your workplace does. How you address negativity depends on whether you control it and how it started in the first place.
The timeliness of your intervention also has an impact.
Tips for Managing Workplace Negativity discussed how to prevent negativity from occurring in the first place. In this article, I’ll describe how you can address negativity when it is already present in your workplace. Addressing negativity prevents workplace violence, promotes workplace safety, and creates positive employee morale. [Read more at About.com Money]