Tag: Workplace Conflict (Page 3)

Summary of: Shkëmbi, F., Melonashi, E., & Fanaj, N. (2015). Workplace stress among teachers in Kosovo. SAGE Open. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2158244015614610 Background & Theory: Teaching is one of the most thoroughly investigated professions for workplace stress. In Europe, stress was reported as most common in education and health-related professions, and within countries like Greece and Slovenia, high...

Summary of: Reimer, N. K., & Sengupta, N. K. (2021). Meta-analysis of the ‘ironic’ effects of intergroup contact. https://osf.io/vrsqe Background & Theory Intergroup contact theory is one of the most salient and popular theories in the field of conflict resolution. As societies are becoming more diverse, there are more opportunities for members of different groups...

Summary of: GanshKumar, R., Sujatha, L., & Guru, K. (2021). Effectiveness of conflict management games and activities in workplace. Turkish Journal of Computer and Mathematics Education, 12(11), 395-400. https://doi.org/10.17762/turcomat.v12i11.5891 Background & Theory This article explores the benefits of conflict management games (and similar activities) to determine conflict management styles within a team in the workplace...

Summary of: Pindek, S., Zhou, Z. E., Kessler, S. R., Krajcevska, A., & Spector, P. E. (2021). Workdays are not created equal: Job satisfaction and job stressors across the workweek. Human Relations, 74(9), 1447–1472. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0018726720924444 Background & Theory: Common wisdom suggest that people enjoy going to work on Fridays as the work week draws to...

Summary of: De Clercq, D., Fatima, T., & Jahanzeb, S. (2021). Gossiping about an arrogant leader: Sparked by inconsistent leadership, mitigated by employee resilience. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 57(3), 269–289. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0021886320917520 Background & Theory: Arrogant leadership is defined as the practice by which leaders engage in presumptuous claims about their competencies, have inflated...

There are many different types of relationships in a workplace that can experience the negative effects of conflict. While we’ve discussed conflict between team members, customers, and managers, it’s also important to discuss how to repair a relationship with a business partner after experiencing some foundation-shaking tensions. How to Repair a Relationship with a Business...

What makes a peaceful person? This question is something everyone from parents to organizational leaders want the answer to. For people interested in developing themselves and others into more peaceful people, understanding the keys to being a peaceful person is crucial. A 2021 review of research on peace focused on establishing a psychological foundation for...

Summary of: Veerankutty, K., & Rehna, V. J. (2020). Role of organizational culture in resolving organizational conflict and its impact on employees performance – A critical overview. International Journal of Innovations in Management, Engineering, and Science, 6(3). Background & Theory This article explores how organizational culture and organizational conflict influence each other, and whether organizational...

Summary of: Li, Z. (2021). Intergroup leadership: Two paths to encourage positive intergroup behaviours [Master’s thesis, Western University]. Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository. Background & Theory: Social identity theory posits that people encompass a social identity, an awareness that we belong to specific groups. Nestled within the constructs of social identity theory is the concept...

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