Four Things Leaders Can Do To Reduce Team Conflicts
Studies of workplace behaviors reveal some startling statistics with regard to the impact that conflict has on business performance. One study indicates that two out of three employee performance problems can be traced to unresolved interpersonal conflicts. Another study estimates that the average manager spends something like forty percent of their time addressing workplace conflicts.
Guy Harris also makes an interesting correlation between resource scarcity on the large (countries) and small (offices) scale and how that scarcity could be hindering productivity. Have you ever had issues with workplace productivity because of things like office supplies, photo copy machines, etc?