Workplace conflicts may cost dearly #GreatMinds

The cost for a conflict is not only paid by individuals but also by the organization. Most workplaces try to suppress any friction between people. But if the management fails to handle these conflicts efficiently, they can avalanche later. It is therefore crucial that the immediate leader should intervene in a work-related conflict at an earlier stage. With prolonged conflicts, the organization may have to suffer a bad working environment. Some of its valuable employees may leave the company. It can also generate a feeling of distrust among the employees that eventually could harm productivity.

Here’s what Thomas Crum, an author and presenter in the fields of conflict resolution and stress management., has to say:


Let me know in the comments section.

In this ongoing series #GreatMinds on my blog, I am shining a spotlight on the important ideas that some very successful people keep talking about in their public life.


  1. Yes Sir its very true.Workplace conflicts do bring down the performance of the organization and it is not good for organization’s health. One must always deal with these conflicts very practically and tactfully.In fact one must always remain in the verge of avoiding any sort of conflict not only in organizations but outside organizations also.This is my personal suggestion as conflicts provide you with negativity and create negative atmosphere of the surroundings and then emits negative vibrations which leads to one’s downfall.


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