Why conflict can actually be a good thing

Conflict doesn't have to be destructive; it can also be constructive. As a negative force that creates friction and hostility in the workplace, conflict can damage performance and productivity. Yet healthy conflict can be productive and is often essential for boosting creativity and stimulating growth. Whether conflict produces a negative or positive outcome depends on how you choose to approach it. For a positive approach that helps your organization thrive in "today's complex and volatile business environment," Imeyen Ebong shares his top tips for promoting productive, healthy debate and conflict.

[Read the full article on forbes.com] 

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