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Workplace Dispute Prevention
Wasted Energy and Resources
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Unresolved conflict can have a negative impact on organizational performance.
Conflict is defined as a disagreement over disputed issues or incompatible goals involving two or more parties.
Conflict situations are those in which the concerns of two people appear to be incompatible. In such situations, behaviors can be described along two basic dimensions:
l) Assertiveness is the extent to which the
individual attempts to satisfy his/her own
concerns; and 2) Cooperativeness is the extent to which the
individual attempts to satisfy the other
Twelve Powerful Words
Step 4: Invite Feedback
Step 5: Visualize Your Success
Step 6: Anticipate Obstacles
Step 7: Trust Your Instincts
Step 8: Invest in Yourself
Step 9: Own Your Future
Step 10: Never Give Up
Taking Charge of Conflicts
FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE
- Don’t defend yourself – just listen.
5. Control your emotions
-Don’t build resentment
-If you can control your emotions, you
can handle the situation
- State your position calmly
7. Agree on a solution
There are 4 benefits to the above 7 Steps:
“THE BEST WAY OUT OF A DIFFICULT SITUATION IS THROUGH IT!”
“With preparation and practice, dealing with conflictdoesn’t have to feel like walking a tightrope!”