Course Summary:Public safety professionals are recognizing a common problem in agencies throughout the country: a small but distinct element in the workforce that generates the overwhelming majority of stress for fellow officers and supervisors. These are an agency’s toxic employees—who can be such a distraction from the agency mission that supervisors and other employees seem to spend more time dealing with internal issues than they spend actually serving and protecting the public. Toxic employees tend to be perpetual plaintiffs who file baseless grievances, complaints and lawsuits throughout their careers. They work to intimidate supervisors while deflating the morale of their fellow employees due to management’s apparent inability to hold them accountable for their actions.
This is not a traditional leadership course. This course will introduce public safety leaders to strategies for confronting this small but extremely damaging presence in the workforce in a way that both protects the integrity of the organization and is legally defensible. Ensuring that these management techniques are legally defensible is particularly important in light of the fact that so many toxic employees demonstrate an obvious willingness to challenge agency efforts to hold them accountable.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Day 1: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Registration from 8:00-8:30)
Prince Conference Center Calvin College
1800 East Beltline Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
*Registration fee includes coffee, course materials and certificate of completion.
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Dolan Consulting Group
*Certificates of completion will be sent to attendees electronically following course completion.
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