Help for workplaces

Tension can show up in the workplace. As business leaders, managers, and employees, time can be consumed by unproductive relationships in the workplace. Employers desire that their employees keep with the organization’s core values and provide excellent services and products for their customers. Peacemaker Ministries walks businesses through creating a culture of productivity because of healthy relationships.

Facts about Workplace Conflict

85% of U.S. employees experience conflict and spend an average of 2.8 hours/week dealing with it

Unhealthy conflict causes significant loss of organizational productivity and resources: $359 billion in paid hours a year

31% of managers think they handle conflict effectively while 78% of employees disagree.

27% of employees witnessed personal attacks.

25% say avoiding it results in sickness/absences.

75% of employees report positive outcomes from the conflict that would not have been realized without the conflict.

95% of those who receive training say it is the biggest driver for success – but nearly 60% have never received training.

Sources: 2008 CPP Global Human Capital Report 2009 Harvard Law School Special Report on Managing Conflict

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