Reducing Conflict and Building Cooperation
Why is Managing Conflict Important?
Besides wasted time, unresolved conflict costs businesses in a number of ways including:
- Bad Decisions; people in conflict rarely value the other person's contribution.
- Lost Employees; very often, excellent people just grow weary of the negative environment.
- Unnecessary Restructuring Costs; sometimes people see the only way out is to change the structure of the teams.
- Sabotage, Theft, Damage; people who are disenfranchised are more likely to take it out on their employer.
- Lowered Employee Motivation; poor interpersonal relationships leads to dissatisfaction and lowered morale.
- Lost Work Time.
- Health and Safety Costs; people experiencing interpersonal conflict are often stressed and exhausted and this is not conducive to a safe working environment.
- Lost Productivity: people preoccupied with conflicts and unmanaged differences of opinion, rarely provide quality customer service or contribute to their full potential.
- Lost Job Opportunities; people who don't seem to get along or who openly challenge each other, will often be viewed as less competent and trustworthy.
- How do I get people to work together cooperatively?
- How do I develop a win-win approach to business relationships?
- My team is in conflict - what do I do?
- My team is made up of very diverse people - how can I get them to work together well?
- How do I ensure that my organisation provides equal employment opportunties to all?
- How can I get people to work together effectively?
- How do I get rid of the system of hierarchy in my workplace?
- How do I manage a dispute with an employee?
- How do I avoid or manage personal grievances?
- How do I stop my staff member from being a bully?
- How do I stop bullying in the workplace?
- How do I manage a harassment/bullying/discrimination complaint?
- How do I investigate complaints?
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