A healthy conflict culture improves problem solving, encourages innovation and creativity, boosts morale and increases productivity. Although many people consider conflict to be harmful, it's only when we avoid or suppress conflict that it undermines our working relationships. "Conflict isn't bad for organizations: it's fundamental to them," says C-suite advisor and bestselling author Liane Davey. In this article, adapted from her new book, Davey explores some of the unproductive ways people deal with conflict at work.
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