The Management Blog
Tips & advice to help you improve your performance
Whether you manage a small or a large team, a conflict between your employees can derail the productivity of your entire department.
Although you expect your employees to be grown adults and manage their issues on their own, there are times when it is advantageous for a leader to step in and handle the situation.
Conflict is part of our everyday interactions with others, especially in the workplace.
When a group of people are “trapped” together in a small, confined space and are competing for resources, such as the manager’s attention, recognition and pay, issues are bound to arise.
Managers are responsible for taking care of their staff’s needs and responding to their concerns.
Oftentimes, employees are justified in their frustrations, which may be caused by long working hours, unsafe working conditions or lack of advancement opportunities. Learn More
It is not easy to work for someone else.
Even if you have moved up the career ladder and hold an important role, unless you are the CEO or the owner, you likely answer to a boss. Learn More
As a leader, you may encounter a situation where you experience conflict with an employee.