21. Working with Difficult People Made Easier

  1. Larry Cole PhD

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376829.ch21

Teamwork in Poultry Production: Improving Grower and Employee Interpersonal Skills

Teamwork in Poultry Production: Improving Grower and Employee Interpersonal Skills

How to Cite

Cole, L. (2001) Working with Difficult People Made Easier, in Teamwork in Poultry Production: Improving Grower and Employee Interpersonal Skills, Iowa State University Press, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470376829.ch21

Author Information

  1. University of Oklahoma

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813804125

Online ISBN: 9780470376829

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Keywords:

  • interpersonal behaviors;
  • working relationships;
  • self-discipline;
  • natural conflict;
  • family hobbies

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Driver

  • Expressive

  • Amiable

  • Analytical

  • Summarizing the Work Styles

  • Working with Growers who have Negative Attitudes and Blame Others

  • Working with the Apathetic/Lazy Grower

  • Working with the Grower who is Unwilling to Change

  • Working with the Know-It-All Employee

  • Employees Who Do Not Keep the Grower Informed

  • Adjusting Equipment in the Farmer's Absence

  • Providing and Receiving Negative Feedback in a Constructive Way

  • Working with the Angry Individual

  • When One of you Appears to be Lying

  • When All else Fails

  • Closing the Chapter