Four Tips for Conflict-Busting Conversations in the Workplace

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By: Steven P. Dinkin  for the American Management Association

A long-time consultant is offended by something a new salesperson said on a conference call and is threatening to leave. And an employee in marketing is furious about being passed over for a promotion in favor of her co-worker and is trying to discredit her. These are just a couple of examples of the workplace conflicts that take up 42 percent of the typical manager’s time. The trick to moving past these conflicts and on to increased productivity for everyone at your organization is knowing how to broach the topics in a way that leads to improved working relationships.  Continue reading “Four Tips for Conflict-Busting Conversations in the Workplace”