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.
According to the Practical Guide to Human Resources Management, there are many sources of workplace confli... ››› more
Did you know that on average 15 - 30% of your staff could be absent on any given day? And because of the high costs associated with absenteeism in your company that I told you about a couple of weeks ago, it's important for you to reduce absenteeism quickly.
So, why don't you implement strategies that are attractive to employees and assist them in staying interested and committed to their work ... ››› more
Destructive conflict in the workplace can very easily lead to unnecessary work stoppages, damage to property and even violence, which can in turn affect overall performance within your company.
And so it's vital that you resolve the conflict as soon as possible.
This can be done through mediation. But in order to ensure that it will be successful, there are several risk conditions that must ... ››› more
All too often, conflict in the workplace is destructive in nature, flaring up into work stoppages, damage to property or even violence.
This interferes with work and morale within your company which can in turn lead to decreased performance.
Overall, the costs which destructive conflict causes your company makes it something worth solving as soon as possible.
And one of the ways in which y... ››› more
When one thinks of 'conflict' in the workplace, the first things that come to mind are work stoppages, damage to property, verbal and physical assaults, etc.
But what if I was to tell you that conflict in the workplace CAN be useful?
That's right! Even though conflict can be seen as opposition between values, actions and interests, it's that opposition that can be constructive to your compan... ››› more
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
Conflict in the workplace can often lead to destructive consequences for your business, and so being able to manage it if, or when, it happens is very important.
A conflict management strategy is something which can help you with this. It's a planned set of actions, based on objective information, for the long-term prevention of various forms of conflict in the workplace.
Here are 3 steps to... ››› more
An employee has protection when he discloses a workplace crime (The Protected Disclosures Act 26 of 2000 (PDA)). And it's there to make sure all employers and employees disclose any criminal acts in the workplace. As well as any irregular conduct.
And you have a responsibility to a whistle-blowing employee... You can't punish or dismiss him for this.
If you dismiss an employee for doing this... ››› more
When you work with different personalities, you're bound to clash at some point. This often leads to conflict.
And conflict can be expensive!
Conflict will dampen your staff morale and interfere with your work productivity. This can cost you time and money.
Today I'm going to give you three tips on how you can reduce conflict and not pay a cent...
At... ››› more
Absenteeism can severely hamper your business's efficiency and effectiveness, not to mention the costs involved every year.
But what if you could reduce absenteeism significantly by implementing simple strategies that aim at employee motivation?
Well, you can!
Here are eight strategies you can implement to ensure your employees WANT to come to work:
1. Involve employees
Invo... ››› more
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