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:
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