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tractable (adj) easy to deal with or to control.
If you find a matter tractable, it is easy to deal with. An issue is tractable if we can handle it easily. A docile or obedient person is tractable.
- We found the workers not so tractable as we had thought. They were not so easy to control and deal with as we had expected.
- Their postponement of the tackling of the problems made the problems less tractable than they had hoped. They found the problems less easy to solve.