What Causes Conflict In The Workplace

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There are different types of conflict that occur in any workplace. No matter if it is a small business or big incorporation conflict on different levels will always occur. The three main types of conflict in a workplace are responsibility, leadership and personality. Responsibility. Every person in the organisation has a task to do and has a responsibility to do their task and ensure that it is done correctly. When tasks doesn’t get completed or is not completed in the correct manner and the employee sees he might get in trouble therefore, they may try to blame others or something else which causes a lot of conflicts between co-workers. Sometimes if an employee places blame on a co-worker it may be justified but only if it is done for the right reasons. Mandy and Alex struggles with their responsibilities at work and in their personal lives as both requires a lot of attention and time and it is hard for them to balance it out which make them constantly irritated. Leadership. Conflict occur with leadership is…show more content…
• Work related stress: when employees become over stressed they tent to not be as productive as expected, it can also cause an employee to have a mental breakdown. Because of work overload employees cannot do everything expected from them which causes conflict in the workplace because production time goes lost and productivity goes down. Some stress may be caused by personal factors which may cause employees to be unhappy and take out ‘bad moods’ on co-workers. An example out of the case study is when Alex and Mandy feels that they have to work hard to prove that they are worthy of the position and title

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