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Dealing Effectively with Co-Workers

Description: Dealing Effectively with Co-Workers focuses primarily on behavior among co-workers. This course introduces information about social behavioral styles and how the different styles affect communication among co-workers. Students will identify their own base preference group and learn what creates the challenges with his/her behavioral opposite. Students will also learn strategies and guidelines for dealing with difficult co-workers and the resulting conflict.

Audience: Bank personnel at all levels.

Learning Objectives: After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify elements that contribute to individual perspective
  • Describe how perspective drives actions and behaviors
  • Describe how behavior choices impact the work environment
  • Describe the characteristics and behaviors of the four base preference groups
  • Explain the differences found in the same base preference group
  • Describe how to look at things from a different perspective
  • Describe the benefits and challenges of working with behavioral opposites
  • Use the five steps to enhance the working relationship with a difficult co-worker
  • Describe the benefits of focusing on what someone else finds important

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