Background: The members of your project team are in serious conflict. They have split into two camps. The last team meeting was a disaster with four members of the team sitting on one side of the table and the other four on the other side. You could feel the tension in the air. You ended […]
Conflict is inevitable in the workplace. Anytime you have more than one person you are going to have conflict. Just because it is inevitable, however, doesn’t mean it should be managed. When conflict is not managed it just grows and causes:
Decreased productivity Increased stress Increased employee turnover Decreased employee engagement/job motivation
Conflict erodes trust […]
Alice’s Meeting with Siraj
Read Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VI, Part VII and Part VIII of our story for background information.
Alice wanted to be prepared for her virtual meeting with Siraj. It was only a couple of days away. She wanted to be clear with Siraj that […]
Another Problem on the Team
Read Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VI and Part VII of our story for background information.
Overall progress is being made on the team and the team members are working together effectively. There is one other problem that has arisen on the team that […]
The joint problem solving/conflict management session
Read Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV and Part V of our story for background information.
The day of the problem solving session fast approached! Alice thought it may take some time to come to agreement on the problem, but was pleasantly surprised to find out they […]