Tag: Communication

New Study Shows How Communication Behaviors Make a Difference In Our Well-Being and Happiness 

Summary of: Mairivel , J. C. (2019). The Routledge Handbook of Positive Communication. Google Books. Retrieved January 20, 2022, from https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=J6t-DwAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PT90&ots=zCG23BQQ6R&sig=SEtmGI23rkGKJiRE1isxhnzGLEg#v=onepage&q&f=false  Background & Theory This study correlates to how effective communication can impact us positively throughout our lives and can enhance our interpersonal relationships. Although we all face conflict at some point, this article relates...

How to Handle Conflict in the Workplace

How to Handle Conflict in the Workplace

Published: January 12, 2022 | Last Updated: December 3, 2023by Kent McGroarty

Even the most harmonious work environments can experience issues at various times. Learning how to handle conflict in the workplace effectively sidesteps major problems that can result in serious tension for weeks or months at a time. Thankfully, there are many ways to resolve conflicts that help everyone get past the problem and continue working...

How to Handle Conflict at Work When You’re an Introvert

How to Handle Conflict at Work When You’re an Introvert

Published: February 28, 2020 | Last Updated: April 23, 2024by Vanessa Rose

Aggressive tones, ongoing disagreements, posturing body language, and combative communication — these are things that can escalate to conflict and create stress in any employee. For introverts, this type of interpersonal conflict can be particularly difficult to manage. Fight, flight, or freeze may be triggered with certain volumes or tones of voice and figuring out...

Research Shows the Lasting Benefits of Positive Communication in Well-Being and Conflict Resolution

Summary of: Mirivel, J. C. (2019). Communication behaviors that make a difference on well-being and happiness. In Velazquez, J .A. M. & Pulido, C. M. (Eds.), The routledge handbook of positive communication (Ch. 6). New York. Taylor & Francis. Background & Theory The author of this article evaluates real-life experiences to answer questions surrounding positive...

Managing Conflict at Work: The Risk of Cliques

Managing Conflict at Work: The Risk of Cliques

Published: November 21, 2019 | Last Updated: December 4, 2023by Vanessa Rose

If you thought the days of the “in” crowd were left lingering in the high school cafeteria, your employed adult-self may be disappointed. Workplaces often experience their versions of cliques where certain team members create an impenetrable force, implying a social hierarchy that can certainly impede collaboration and productivity. Grouping up is a natural human...

Utilizing Conflict Resolution in the Workplace to Reduce Employee Turnover

Utilizing Conflict Resolution in the Workplace to Reduce Employee Turnover

Published: November 8, 2019 | Last Updated: December 1, 2023by Vanessa Rose

Employee turnover is a problem that some companies consistently suffer from. While there are likely a number of issues to address in such organizations, developing better systems for conflict resolution in the workplace is often critical. Various Strategies for Employee Turnover Effective strategies to support workplace retention are essential to any company. Some such strategies...

How to Improve Conflict Resolution Skills in the Workplace

How to Improve Conflict Resolution Skills in the Workplace

Published: October 25, 2019 | Last Updated: April 23, 2024by Vanessa Rose

Having conflict resolution skills in the workplace can be a valuable tool, not only for the success of the company but for your own professional development. Not everyone can handle stepping in when interpersonal tension arises on the clock, which means learning and applying these skills can get you recognized for key leadership roles. If...

Solving Family Conflict: 4 Conflict Management Skills to Teach Your Kids

Solving Family Conflict: 4 Conflict Management Skills to Teach Your Kids

Published: October 17, 2019 | Last Updated: April 23, 2024by Vanessa Rose

Conflict with family members is common due to the nature of these types of relationships, and yet solving family conflict is not necessarily something we’re taught to do. In school, we learn math, biology, literature, and history but we don’t typically get the opportunity to learn about our emotions and how to communicate them effectively....

How to Resolve Conflict at Work: Healthcare Industry

How to Resolve Conflict at Work: Healthcare Industry

Published: September 21, 2019 | Last Updated: December 1, 2023by Vanessa Rose

How to resolve conflict at work when the work environment is high in stress? Healthcare workers understand this predicament given the high-crisis nature of their work. Since the conflict in these environments can impact critical situations or alter the care available to patients in need, it’s important to stay on top of any disputes that...