Studies show that managers spend up to 40 percent of their time addressing conflict in the workplace, and unresolved conflict causes high employee turnover and even litigation. In this webinar, you’ll learn about strategies to successfully manage conflict and avoid counterproductive responses. Among other things, you’ll learn about:
- The consequences of unresolved conflict for your organization, including:
- High tensions, stress, and anxiety
- Reduced effectiveness, productivity, and quality
- Increased absenteeism, turnover, hostility, and even violence
- 13 strategies for constructively confronting conflict
- How to understand your role in conflict
- The ways that managers can make conflict worse
- The 9 hot buttons that can inflame conflict, and what to do about it
- How to utilize a conflict model outlining your five major options
- Dysfunctional behavior to watch out for based on your personality
- Techniques for mediating conflict
- Assertive vs. aggressive behavior
Who Should Participate?
- Team Leaders
- Employees dealing with conflict
- Human Resources Professionals
HR Advisors LLC
Wes Pruett is owner of HR Advisors LLC, a consulting practice that provides service to clients who seek to align their business and employees creating successful outcomes and excellent work environments. After 20 years in senior leadership within the Mayo Health System he founded HR Advisors. Mr. Pruett provides solutions to companies for a wide variety of HR issues including compensation, compliance, policy development, performance management, and employee relations. Mr. Pruett regularly facilitates employee training related to communication, leadership, coaching, and strategic planning. He is a business coach helping leaders achieve goals. Wes earned a Masters in Healthcare Administration at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and an M.S. in psychology.
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