Tag: Workplace Conflict (Page 2)

Researchers Investigate the Meta-Definition of Empathy

Published: September 21, 2021 | Last Updated: July 14, 2022by Elise Sanchez

Summary of: Guthridge, M., & Giummarra, M. J. (2021). The taxonomy of empathy: A meta-definition and the nine dimensions of the empathic system. Journal of Humanistic Psychology. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/00221678211018015 Background & Theory There is a lot of confusion surrounding the word empathy. The diverse many meanings of the word results in descriptions of a highly heterogeneous...

How to Manage your Anger in the Workplace?

Published: September 19, 2021 | Last Updated: August 8, 2023by Vanessa Rose

With growing stressors and ever evolving employee needs, it’s a challenging time to be a leader. And while it may be getting more and more challenging to manage, the expectations of leadership remain high. But with growing resources and tools to better manage stress, cultivate work/life balance, and address mental health needs, learning how to...

Summary of: Wobodo, C. C., Orianzi, R., & Oko-Jaja, B. (2020). Conflict and crisis management: A theoretical comparison. European Journal of Business and Management, 12(2), 16-22. Background & Theory This article explored how conflict and crisis both affect organizations and what the response by leadership and management needs to be in order to keep the...

Study Examines Nurses’ Use of Conflict Management in the Workplace

Published: September 7, 2021 | Last Updated: August 8, 2023by Elise Sanchez

Summary Of: Başoğul, C., (2020). Conflict management and teamwork in workplace from the perspective of nurses. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 57(2). 610-619.  https://doi.org/10.1111/ppc.12584 Background & Theory To improve the workplace atmosphere within patient care facilities, the conflict management between nurses was studied to better understand workplace disruptions. The different strategies that are used when conflicts occur...

Research Examines the Value of Self-Control in the Workplace

Published: September 1, 2021 | Last Updated: April 26, 2024by Natalie Davis

Summary of: Wang, Y., Chen, K., Dou, K., & Liu, Y. (2021). Linking self-control to voluntary behaviors at workplace: The mediating role of job satisfaction. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.530297 Background & Theory This article evaluates the role of self-control and how it contributes to one’s behavior in the workplace. The initial hypothesis was...

Summary Of: Wieck, C., Kunzmann, U., & Scheibe, S. (2021). Empathy at work: The role of age and emotional job demands. Psychology and Aging, 36(1), 36–48. https://doi.org/10.1037/pag0000469 Background & Theory Empathy requires both cognitive facets (the ability to perceive others’ emotions accurately) and affective facets (the capacity to share others’ emotions and to feel sympathy)....

How to Resolve Misunderstandings in the Workplace

Published: August 27, 2021 | Last Updated: December 1, 2023by Vanessa Rose

Have you ever been in a relationship that didn’t encounter at least the occasional misunderstanding? Misunderstandings can happen frequently in human interactions because each individual brings their own life context to the table, and when we hear things from other people, we filter them through the context we have. Our context is made up of...

Summary of: Driessen, T. (2021). Sport for peace: Exploring the contribution of sport to cohabitation in a divided society (Dissertation). http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-445386 Background & Theory Intergroup contact can occur in many shapes and forms, one form being sports. Sport-for-peace programs rely on sport and contact in order to contribute to intergroup reconciliation efforts and peaceful society....

Research Examines How Role Conflict Impacts Job Satisfaction Among Nurses

Published: August 10, 2021 | Last Updated: April 23, 2024by Noah Shaw

Summary of: Naseer, T., Ahmad, F., Bano, A, Kausar, N., Mahmood, S., & Ali, F. (2021). Impact of role conflict and workload on job satisfaction: Moderating role of perceived organizational support. Psychology and Education, 58(5), 4656-4677. Background & Theory: Workplace conflict is a common occurrence across many industries that can impact employees in various ways....