Workforce diversity is much more than just another corporate buzzword. It’s an important business topic these days as organizations regard differing viewpoints a critical element in being innovative and competitive in a fast changing world.
Regardless of any social factors, the individual employees within every organization have a wide variety of business-centric ideas, perspectives and behaviors that usually lead to one of two outcomes.
Hijackers are those people who try to take over your meeting and change the direction. Let’s unpack why people hijack, take a look at the different types of hijackers, and then get some tips on what we can do about it.
Why do people hijack? The most important thing I’ve learned is that people aren’t hijacking your meeting to piss you off. They really aren’t. They also aren’t doing it because they are control freaks who want to be in charge, or want to make you look bad.
There are a lot of reasons someone might hijack your meeting. Here are a few: