Tag Archive | Employment

Preventing and Responding to Conflicts in the Workplace

To: Small Business Owners: No matter how careful you are when hiring, workplace conflicts are likely to occur.  Such conflicts, if unresolved, can cause damage to any enterprise. So, what is the small business owner to do?  Avoid conflict?  Smooth over disputes?  Or, prepare for conflict and know what to do when and if conflict […]

Conflict: A Topic That Stands Out in the Workplace

Is conflict a hot topic?  You bet it is!  Every time I am with a work group and ask, “What is the first thing that comes to mind when I mention the word ‘conflict’?” Here is a list of the terms that come up – almost universally:  Irritating, annoying, anger, frustration, oh no- not again, […]

Preventing and Responding to Conflicts in the Workplace

No matter how careful you are when hiring, workplace conflicts are likely to occur. Such conflicts, if unresolved, can cause damage to any enterprise. So, what is the small business owner to do? Avoid conflict? Smooth over disputes? Or, prepare for conflict and know what to do when and if happens. Being prepared is both […]