Take the Sting Out of Conflict

Bethanis, Susan
July 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jul2007, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p16
The article discusses guidelines on dealing with workplace conflict and increasing conflict competence. These conflict guidelines will allow people to voice their thoughts and opinions openly without the fear of retaliation. Three actions are mentioned and these include getting out of denial to increase awareness on conflicts that exist, getting in tune by patient attention to conflict modes, and influencing others by modeling the behavior that one wants to see in others.


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