conflict resolution

Tensions at Work

Tensions at Work

In almost any industry, there are tensions between groups of people. Creative people often call financial people “bean counters,” and they aren’t being complimentary. Ask nurses what they think about doctors, and you’ll hear stories of arrogance and self-importance. Go to any technology company, and you’ll hear about the sales force — people who will promise(…)

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Dealing With Conflict – Some Do’s and Don’ts

Dealing With Conflict – Some Do’s and Don’ts

We’ve all experienced occasional conflicts with other people. That’s what happens when you live and work with others. It’s impossible to be in perfect harmony at all times. But it feels terrible, doesn’t it? I know there are some people who kind of enjoy arguing – but personally, I hate conflict and confrontations. It makes(…)

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Conflict — How Do You Manage It?

Conflict — How Do You Manage It?

Conflict is a part of life. The ability to resolve a conflict is an essential interpersonal skill. There are different approaches to conflict resolution. Many believe that there are five options: avoidance, accommodation, competition, compromise, and collaboration. There is no approach that’s best. It really depends on the type of conflict that you’re experiencing. Different(…)

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