What To Do About A Problem Group of Coworkers?

A question to Ask the  Workplace Doctors about workplace conflict. 

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Question: 
I recently became president among the workers in our unit. The rest of our colleagues (whom we dubbed the Red Sparrows) are always sucking up to whoever new administrator comes to our unit. They badmouth our admin to us and if we agree with them, they report it to her. They expose our flaws which are already personal and has nothing to do with them. We tried to settle it personally face to face and they agreed but they still work underground and I still hear whispering of rumors. Worse, our new admin is a manipulative one and uses our faults to control us. What do we do? Please help.

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Out of Control Boss

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about problem female boss: His boss is female and in her late 40’s to early 50’s and is a very successful woman in her area of expertise. But when it comes to running a team of people she has no respect. Plus that she …

Hi I am contacting you on behalf of my husband, he constantly comes home telling stories of his days at work and is very stressed. He has worked at the company for a couple of years now and the more he tells me the more I get infuriated with his boss. His boss is female and in her late 40’s to early 50’s and is a very successful woman in her area of expertise. But when it comes to running a team of people she has no respect.

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