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Tips for curbing the cost of conflict avoidance

Research shows that ninety-five percent of a company’s workforce struggles to speak up to their colleagues about their concerns. As a result, they engage in resource-sapping avoidance tactics including ruminating excessively about crucial issues, complaining, getting angry, doing unnecessary work, and avoiding the other person altogether.

In extreme cases of avoidance, the organization’s bottom line is hit especially hard. A shocking eight percent of employees estimate their avoidance has cost their organization more than $10,000. And one in twenty estimate that over the course of a drawn-out silent conflict, they waste time ruminating about the problem for more than six months.

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