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Problem Employees and the
Games They Play

Hours: 8
Tuition: $125

If you are spending the majority of your time, energy and frustration on your least productive and most trouble causing employees, then you won’t want to miss this workshop.  In this 8-hour, one day workshop, you will learn what games are actually being played and the why problem employees are motivated to play these games.  Special emphasis will be placed on addressing gossip and rumors with positive and productive strategies.  You will also learn how to turn many of the negatives into positives for your team.

Topics Include:

  • How to strengthen your team in spite of problem employees
  • How to interpret body language and other communication concepts
  • Problem employee behavior and their impact on others
  • Gossip and other games
  • Modifying the behavior of others
  • Get members of the management team on the same page
  • Reward productive employees and address problem employees
  • How to keep your serenity

Instructor:  Lewis Bender, Ph.D.

Lewis Bender is Professor Emeritus at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville.  Dr. Bender has researched and taught a wide variety of courses related to management and supervision. He is a specialist in helping teams and organizations to become more effective and efficient.  He has conducted seminars and workshops for leadership and operational teams across the U.S. and Canada for over 30 years.  Dr. Bender has a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Georgia, and a Masters Degree from Wayne State University.

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Jim Kempinski
Program Manager

Voice: (630) 942-2939

Trisha Augustyn
Administrative Assistant

Voice: (630) 942-2295

General Information

Voice: (630) 942-2677
Fax: (630) 942-3766


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