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Perfect phrases for dealing with difficult people : hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for handling conflict, confrontations, and challenging personalities / Susan F. Benjamin.

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Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 158.26 BEN (Text) 0530004612889 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0071493042
  • ISBN: 9780071493048
  • Physical Description: xi, 226 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, [2008]

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Formatted Contents Note:
Why address difficult people? -- Top seven imperatives of communicating with difficult people -- Unfriendly coworkers -- Coworkers who withhold -- Petty and gossipy coworkers -- Argumentative People -- Loud and obnoxious coworkers -- Negative coworkers -- When that negative, angry, or difficult employee is you -- Bully bosses -- Unfocused and forgetful bosses -- Distant, weak, or hands-off bosses -- How to ask for an overdue promotion or raise -- Micromanagers -- How to correct your boss's mistakes -- How to get a letter of recommendation from a reluctant boss -- How to say good-bye to a problem boss--without burning bridges -- Complainers -- How to address inappropriate behavior, dress, or hygiene -- Employees who spread rumors -- Lazy or lethargic employees -- Passive-aggressive employees -- Angry employees -- Stuck-in-the-box performers -- How to settle disputes between employees -- How to motivate employees who resist change -- Angry customers -- Antsy and anxious customers -- How to help customers adapt to changes -- How to resolve billing problems with customers -- How to manage demanding customers -- How to control a coworker from another department in a meeting with customers -- Difficult contractors -- Difficult vendors and suppliers -- How to negotiating finances with difficult vendors and contractors -- Disruptive participants in presentations.
Subject: Interpersonal relations.
Interpersonal communication.
Conflict management.

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