Conflict in the Workplace
Whenever individuals work together, differences in styles, ideas, or goals may cause workplace conflicts. Workplace conflict is normal and healthy, and when managed effectively, it can strengthen work units, improve communication, and result in greater productivity.
Addressing misunderstandings and disagreements early on increases the likelihood of a positive outcome. The University promotes healthy conflict resolution by offering the following resources:
- Individual coaching and counseling
- Classes and department-based trainings
- Advice and consultation on informal conflict management
- Formal complaint resolution processes
Promotes campus safety by identifying potential threats of workplace violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior.
Employee Relations Consultants provide consultation and advice to managers, supervisors, and employees regarding personnel issues, with the goal of improving and maintaining workplace relationships.
Offers classes to help you hone your own conflict management and communication skills and build productive work relationships.
Provides risk management programs and services to the UCLA campus, including Workers' Compensation, claims processing and training in insurance and risk matters.
Provides assistance in resolving and investigating complaints of sexual harassment, sexual violence, and gender discrimination.
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