When a mission statement is well written, it serves as a declaration of purpose. But corporate mission statements are often little more than a descriptive sentence about products, aspirations or desired public perceptions. They’re more powerful when they clearly and specifically articulate the difference your business strives to make in the world. Here’s an example […]
I’d like to summarize here some practical steps for dealing with conflict at work. I’ve found many of these tips useful, no matter what kind of organization, or what kind of position you’re working in.
In my experience working with organizations, there are three factors behind most organizational conflicts.
We work in a culture that values democratic processes and individual freedom. Some people encourage debate. I don’t think this is a bad thing, as new ideas often spring from those who refuse to “go along just to get along.” I believe that conflict should be neither suppressed nor ignored within an organization.