Managing Conflict in the WorkplaceIn Person
In a perfect world, unicorns would roam the woods, rainbows would cover the skies, chocolate would have no calories and there would be no conflict. Sadly, the world is not perfect, and managers are required to resolve conflicts between associates, subordinates, and even their own peers. By listening empathetically, asking pertinent questions, evaluating the personalities involved, and determining the appropriate level of intervention, a good manager can resolve the strife without ever having to draw his sword.View Dates and Locations
What You’ll Learn
Left undiagnosed, conflict in the workplace can destroy productivity, derail projects and crush morale.
Why you want to learn it
Conflict is usually the result of opposing viewpoints, but if you consider it as a natural sharing of ideas, it can be beneficial. With a clear understanding of the issues and the personalities involved, a good manager can resolve a conflict quickly and effectively. A happy workplace is a healthy workplace!
How it will help you
If conflict can be resolved before it’s ever given the opportunity to escalate, then productivity will flourish and morale will remain high. Prompt and efficient conflict management has a positive effect on the bottom line. And of course, it’s always nice to avoid bloodshed.