Most managers have a natural inclination not to deal with conflict in the workplace. After all, it's easier to ignore something in the hope that it'll go away. It normally doesn't. Employees can stew over issues for months. Here are the consequences of unresolved conflict in the workplace.
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Conflict in the workplace has the potential to easily become destructive towards the running of your business, leading to work stoppages, damage to property and even full-on violence.
Destructive conflict is characterised by:
· Lowered morale;
· Work interferences; and
· Legal action and claims which more often than not waste time and money; etc.
Having said tha... ››› more
Your company isn't immune to conflict between employees. And unfortunately for you, conflict is a major of the productivity killer in the workplace. That's why you need to manage it quickly and effectively. Here are five tips you can use to do just that...
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To say the widely publicised conflict between Mandela family members over the graves of Nelson Mandela's three deceased children has been acrimonious is an understatement. While the family conflict has been widely condemned by the South African Public, it's certainly cast the spotlight on conflict. Interestingly enough, while conflict can get ugly, in the workplace it can also be useful and constr... ››› more
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