Confrontation is one of those things that almost every manager hates. Fearing that an employee may “lose it” or act out, many managers will delay confrontation or even avoid it altogether. As uncomfortable as confrontation is, however, the cost of avoiding it is often very high.
According to a survey conducted by the University of Cincinnati, about 64 percent of small businesses said that they had experienced employee theft. One of the most effective ways to prevent theft is to install surveillance cameras in your store, office or other facility.
Conflicts at work happen, and people do not always get along. There are some conflict scenarios that can should be avoided, however. If you know what you are looking for, you can create a positive workplace environment.
Most conflict occurs because of a lack of clarity in communication, so I feel it is important to address here. Expect conflict. Learn to deal with it. Anytime there’s more than one person, you’re bound to find conflict. It’s only natural. We all have separate backgrounds, different tendencies, and unique perspectives. It’s no surprise we disagree from time to time.
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