Tag: Workplace Conflict

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...

Summary of: Roper, I., & Higgins, P. (2020). Hidden in plain sight? The human resource management practitioner’s role in dealing with workplace conflict as a source of organisational–professional power. Hum Resour Manag Journal, 30. 508–524. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1748-8583.12311 Background & Theory In this research paper, researchers in England review the importance of human resources roles in organizations from both an...

Summary of: Lou Y. & Lu, L., (2020). A review of research on team conflict, conflict management and team performance, advances in economics, business and management research, 155, 321-326. https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125947095 Background & Theory There have been a number of research studies completed on the topic of conflict within the workplace. Conflict in the workplace is often...

Workplace conflict is inevitable. But peer-to-peer conflict is a bit easier to navigate and overcome than conflict that extends beyond power dynamics in the office. When a boss is in conflict with their employees, turnover, morale, trust, and productivity can take much bigger hits than they may during other types of conflict. This is especially...

When employees are happier, businesses do better. From retention to innovation, customer service to costly mistakes, improved employee morale means an improved bottom line. Better morale also means fewer instances of workplace conflict which can slow down productivity, increase stress and tension, and lead to expensive distractions among employees. So if happy employees create better...

On August 26, 2021, Pollack Peacebuilding Systems hosted a panel discussion over new difficulties employers are facing while people are transitioning from remote to in-person work. Four peacebuilders came together to discuss “How to Deal with Political and Social Conflict in the Workplace”. As more people are coming back to work with our society being...

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