Conflict can be really destructive at the workplace. It’s important to have teams who get along, but in our quest to minimize friction, sometimes we go too far. In fact, some conflict is productive and necessary to do our best work.
In this episode, we’ll talk about determining the difference between productive conflict and destructive conflict, and the cost of eliminating all conflict from your teams.
We talk about:
- Conflict Avoidance
- Productive Conflict, and what it looks like
- Conflict Debt: The cost incurred by avoiding the right kind of conflict
- The Stages of Group Development
- Conflict Mapping
- The regal and dignified Platypus, as it relates to workforce conflict!
Join us, and let’s talk about how the right kind of conflict can make your teams stronger!