Every business has a code encouraging employees to exercise their judgement in favour of the organisation’s interests. A conflict of interest occurs when an employee performs an action or takes a decision that instead favours his or her own personal interests. These conflicts can be intentional, yet may also occur due to unintentional biases that impact decision-making. Employers and managers should be well aware of these situations as they by
Are Workplace Conflicts Causing Tension and Impacting Productivity? Professional Mediation can Help Resolve Stressful Situations
Every employer strives to create and nurture a healthy environment that encourages employees to work at their best. However, the mix of different personalities, clashing egos and dysfunctional relationships often result in acrimonious disagreements. While healthy differences of opinions can result in exchange of ideas and innovation, persistent conflict can detract from productivity and employee wellbeing. Daily conflicts and disagreements are usually minor and people get past those very easily.
Do you know why your employees resign? If you don't, you are in the majority. 84 percent of the 374 organisations in Australia and New Zealand surveyed by The Interview Group did not clearly understand why their staff chose to resign. Most companies use exit interviews to find out why employees resign. Exiting employees commonly do not answer honestly or fully. Exit interviews are not the best source to