How To Deal With Bickering Employees?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about bickering employees: Two older females in my team at work that bicker and snap at each other. Both are alpha females.

I have two older females in my team at work that bicker and snap at each other. Both are alpha females. One has gone to HR and asked advice. HR has brought it to my attention. I need a trick to make them get along professionally.

Signed, Frustrated

Dear Frustrated:

This type of workplace situation is all-too common and is disruptive and depressing for everyone; including those directly involved. You don’t say what efforts have been made in the past to correct the problem behavior. But, apparently you have known about it and the two women know that you know.

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