Is the Problem Internal Frustration on the Team?
Internal frustration on the team makes everyone feel bad and even not want to come to work. Many times the boss is favoring a lower level leader who then defies his direct leader or otherwise causes frustration.
So, sometimes, it just takes a realization from the boss to get everyone in the right chair and with the right expectations. Other times, it takes five dysfunctions of a team training to face natural team dysfunctions.
In the book about dysfunctions, the first step was to change out the person who would not get on line.
Internal Frustration on the Team Can Be Overcome
Training a politician will only make things worse. They use all they know to get what they want, so more training empowers them to hurt you and your team more. They are often tremendous individual contributors.
If people are going around their direct report, there is probably a reason for such desperate behavior. Difficult team situations take the life out of the team.
Many teams have tried to clear out the trouble by hiring with no success. It can feel hopeless. (Also, remember to Get Your Values Clear.)
Fortunately, we have good news is that teams do not need to be that way. SHI Group exists to prevent and solve such problems.
Many companies come to us for their first hire as is so important. Other teams come to us in a tangle and trying to dig their way out. Our rigorous recruiting ensures that the hire will bring more health.
There is no need to stay in such frustration. We check data from resumes and interviews to see if the objective data matches. It usually does not and such data empowers you to know what to do. We also continually face such issues, and so can find the cracks in stories that others cannot. Admittedly, their are countless ways to lie, but some signs help lead us to hard find data. See also Is the Problem Bad Hiring?