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"If It Cliques"
What is your take on management/employee relations? Our management team is young and they have a clique which includes some non-management employees. They all hang out, watch movies and videos, but the "members" of the group get better treatment than the rest of us. What to do?
Outside Looking In
Dear Outside Looking In,
In any workplace
with more than two employees the possibility of cliques forming exists.
The first thing to ask yourself in this situation is whether the exclusion
you feel is your choice or theirs. Are you a "hang with your buddies
at work" type of person? If so, what is keeping you out of this
group? Perhaps you need to be a little more accommodating or invitational.
Why don't you invite a few people out to see a movie, or to have a beer
on Friday after work?
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