Walking past the difficult people in the grocery store or your neighborhood may not make much difference to you. However, if you have a difficult employee in your office, then you are definitely going to have some trouble on your hands. Watch: How To Deal With Difficult People In The Workplace You, being the higher authority, have command over all the subordinates. You are actually responsible for every person working under you - good or bad, it is your duty to manage them. Therefore, it is essential for you to have a tight leash on each and every subordinate under you, no matter how troublesome he or she may be.