The Problem Of Conflict Resolution

1383 WordsAug 11, 20156 Pages
Abstract Everyday people in the educational setting are required to work in groups and make decisions that affect everyone. There are very few situations where everyone in a group or team will agree totally, as a result, conflict is inevitable. It is important that we, as Human Resource administrators understand that our schools are comprised of employees representing different cultures, backgrounds, races and religious beliefs. We must ensure that we adopt and practice modes of communication that are conducive to the promotion of great teamwork. Conflict can arise from any one or more general sources in the workplace (McShane & Von Glinow, 2003). Conflict as it arises should be addressed immediately, as if left unattended can create…show more content…
Where is the combination of what is the daily work together to situations that arise from the interaction between people, there are several times clashes of ideas, outlooks and values. What is teamwork? There are many variables that attribute to having a great team. There are many people that have to define and recognize good team work but none more important than the Human Resource Department. Team work is simply defined by many HR departments as the dynamics that occur between employers and employees that promote and encourage effort on behalf of the employee which ultimately translate into an increase in productivity of the employees. In most cases, this process produces profits or the desired result for the company which in return ensures a certain level of comfort for the employee. What Is Conflict? Conflict is defined as a fight, battle, or struggle, especially a prolonged struggle; strife. Simply put conflict is the disagreement and disharmony among active participants that if not addressed in a timely manner can result in lasting damage to relationships and the business. The Most Common Sources of Conflict Poor Communication Poor communication is probably the biggest cause of conflict between employees in the workplace. This can result in a difference in communication styles or a failure to communicate. Failing to communicate in the workplace may cause employees
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