SkillSoft Topic of the Month: Workplace Conflict: Recognizing and Responding to Conflict

Conflicts will inevitably arise in the workplace, so it is critical to deal with them successfully. If you avoid conflict that requires quick, decisive action, or if you take an aggressive approach when you need to gain someone’s commitment, you may make the situation worse. Choosing an appropriate response based on the type of conflict is important. When you address conflict properly, you can experience a number of benefits, including enhanced creativity and stronger relationships.

This one-hour course describes these and other benefits of conflict, explains common workplace conflict situations and describes responses appropriate to the outcome you desire.

Visit the UMBC SkillSoft website for a SkillSoft Demo, FAQs, Quick Start Guide and the link to log in to SkillPort. This module is course number comm_22_a01_bs_enus.

For more information about the Business Exploration Series courseware, click here.

To schedule a department presentation, call ext. 5-6262 or email hrtraining@umbc.edu.

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