4 Common Workplace Conflicts (And How To Deal)
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In an ideal workplace, teams would work together in harmony, celebrate each other’s accomplishments and support each other, while spending quality time together. The reality is that 85 percent of employees across levels report conflicts at the workplace.
The Team leader plays a great role in controlling conflict, but needs to understand that not all conflict is bad. Conflict fuels change, and is necessary for emotional, intellectual and moral growth of the team members.
Team members have all kinds of working styles, from the quiet introverted ones to the aggressive, loud ones. Keeping the various types of people happily working together is a challenge for any manager.
A Leader can facilitate working together by:
Some team members start to become envious if others get promoted instead of them. This can breed toxicity in the workplace.
A leader can minimize damage by:
Sometimes there are workload issues, bottlenecks and mismanagement of information, leading to missed deadlines and lost productivity.
The leader can:
According to a survey, all employees have been annoyed by some coworker/team member. People with different personalities often gravitate towards hating others who are not their type or annoy them for reasons personal to them.
As a leader, you need to:
TEAM = (T)ogether (E)veryone (A)chieves (M)ore
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