You can run, you can hide but you can’t escape…conflicts at work. Yes, they can be stressful but smart people learn how to navigate conflict rather than avoid it.
By constructively managing tense situations and strong disagreements, you can rebuild relationships and reestablish trust with your peers, supervisors, clients and customers. Go from conflict to collaboration and ensure greater job satisfaction and win-win situations for everyone.
Thrive Skills are an essential set of cognitive, social and behavioral skills to enable our learners to continuously succeed, at every stage of their career.
Conflicts in our personal and professional lives are inevitable. Conflict is not harmful unless it is ignored. Unresolved conflicts can lead to an uncomfortable and negative workplace environment. Navigating Conflict is a crucial skill that will ensure that you are able to maintain a harmonious and beneficial relationship with your peers, colleagues and superiors. It is a way to walk through or navigate the complex challenges that occur due to workplace conflicts.
We spend 8 hours a day on average with our colleagues. If navigated well, our professional relationships can become our biggest support system at our place of work. They can help us progress and overcome obstacles that we may face. Navigating Conflict in the workplace becomes an important skill to maintain these workplace relationships.
Navigating Conflict in the workplace is a skill that needs to be practiced and mastered. To navigate workplace conflict it is important to keep a clear mind and maintain a calm demeanour. One of the most effective ways of Navigating Conflict is to communicate openly, clearly and without any hint of anger or annoyance. With the right tools and frameworks, Navigating Conflict can be learned and applied easily.
The Harappa program that focuses on Navigating Conflict as a Thrive Skill is the First Time Manager Program.
Other Thrive Skills under COLLABORATE are Making Meaningful Relationships, Instinctive Adaptability, Infectious Energy, Global Perspective, Fostering Trust and Embracing Feedback.