9 WAYS ORGANIZATIONS CAN PREVENT CONFLICTS AT THEIR WORKPLACE:

Organizational conflicts are indeed very common in our contemporary times. This conflicts are usually because of divergent views, opinions and ideologies among the employers and the employees. And if these differences are not well articulated, it often leads to conflicts at the workplace, which may consequently lead to breakdown of law and order, hampers the production capacity of such organization, and probably, forcing the organization to shut down. Conflicts in many organization is traceable to prolonged ill-feelings among the employees of that organization, concerning handling of different issues by the management of the organization. The best tool for managing conflicts is to avoid it. Conflicts should be avoided anywhere, because if allowed to occur, its consequences might be extremely damaging. Below are 9 ways organizations can avoid or prevent conflicts at their workplace. 1. GOOD WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The management of every organization must endeavour to provide a good working environment for their workers. Inability to provide a good working environment for all workers is definitely a major source of conflicts at the workplace. This also will undoubtedly lead to inefficiency among the workers, low productivity, lack of motivation to work, or a decrease in the morale of the workers. And if these anomalies are not quickly looked into and allowed to continue without cessation, it may lead to conflicts and agitations among the workers, especially when there’s no channel of communication. 2. BENEFITS/INCENTIVE: Incentives and benefits are morale boosters. They increase the workers ability and motivations to get the job excellently and efficiently done. Therefore, every organization should endeavour to include benefits and incentive packages in their policies, this will help to improve the workers attitude to their jobs and encourage them to work harder. But if this is not the case, it may lead to comparison, especially if some other organizations has incentive/benefits packages for their workers, and may eventually lead to confrontations and conflicts. 3. COMMENTS/SUGGESTIONS PLATFORMS: Organizational conflicts often ensues as a result prolonged ill-feelings among the workers, about different policies or handling of issues by the management of the organization. Sometimes, when there’s no medium of expression, this perceived ill-feelings may further lead to external conflicts when it has become unbearable or left unresolved. Therefore, every organization, should as a matter of responsibility include a comment or suggestion platforms so as to know the mind of their workers. 4. ORGANIZATIONAL POLICIES: The policies adopted by any organization definitely affects the productivity and well being of their workers. Their policies may either motivate the workers to do more for the organization and improve productivity, or kill their motivation and hamper productivity. Therefore, the organization’s policies should be consistent with modern values and obtainable in other organizations. Inconsistency in organizational policies may become burdensome to the workers and may lead to conflicts. 5.EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION: Every organization must have effective way of communicating with its staffs and workers. Communication is one effective tool of conflict prevention and management. It keeps the workers abreast of recent policies and development in the organization. Communication usually pacifies any agitation or impending conflicts, because when the workers are not informed, they will remain deformed, and might carry out nasty behaviours. 6. FUNCTIONAL ORGANIZATION: A functional organization is an organization where each department or section of that organization has its own supervisor and supervises or oversees the activities of his or her workers. This can also be a very good way of preventing and managing conflicts, since the supervisor is more closer to the workers, and knows their challenges more than the management of the organization. 7. LABOUR LAWS: There are definitely laws guiding workers roles and responsibilities to their organizations, and that guiding the management roles and responsibilities to their workers in every country. If these laws are adhered to, i believe we will have less conflicts at the workplace. 8. QUARTERLY MEETINGS: Every organization should endeavour to always hold a quarterly meetings with its staffs and workers. Where everyone has the liberty to express their views and opinions. As this will definitely help the management to be aware of the challenges of their workers and also know their mind. It is a sure way of preventing conflicts at the workplace. 9. IMPLEMENTATION OF AGREEMENT: Agreements are binding, and must be maintained. After the discussions and negotiation , comes the implementation stage. At this stage, every agreement concord to, must be implemented to the latter, both on the part of the management and the workers. But the onus is always more on the management.

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Escaping Redundancy: Remaining Indispensable At Your Workplace.

Redundancy has become a common practice in many organization. It is a tool or strategy used by the management of any organization to either reduce the number of their employees, in order to match up the economic challenge, or to select the best prospective candidates with relevant skills and knowledge, so as to increase productivity and grow in leaps and bounds. So many organizations always lay-off their workers, and more will continue to do that, because they all want the best, and due to the high rate of competition among different organizations, all driving towards perfection, quality and standards. However, there’s a wide gap between the desires of these organizations and how they can achieve this desire of getting the best. Undoubtedly, the labour market is extremely inundated by graduates with wonderful and intimidating certificate and curriculum vitae. But the question is, how relevant is this to the company’s desire of overcoming the global economic challenge or improve in quality and standards? So many people are victims of redundancy in their workplace, because of incompetence, unproductivity, imperfections, lack of relevant skills, lack of information, inflexible, inability to upgrade oneself to current happenings and changes as regards their career, and so many other reasons. Getting a job that meets your dreams and aspirations is the starting point of your career, but upgrading your knowledge, in order to be conversant and consistent with recent developments helps you retain the job, remain relevant and indispensable to your organization. To overcome redundancy and remain relevant and indispensable to any organization you find yourself, you definitely need to be skillful. You need to develop and upgrade yourself to be consistent with recent changes and improvement in your specified area of duty. Add value to the organization through bringing up ideas that will improve the quality of products and services delivered by the organization, be innovative, be creative, focus on doing little things that will spur the organization to greater heights. In any area or section you find yourself, strive to be an expert in that area. Whatever that’s worth doing, is worth doing well. Do it as if no one else can do it, your priority should be to live an indelible mark, set a standard that will be difficult to meet, a record that will be hard to break. If you can practice all these, i can assure you of swimming across tide when redundancy comes up in your workplace, and you’ll definitely remain indispensable. Natural quality

ESCAPING REDUNDANCY AND REMAINING INDISPENSABLE AT THE WORKPLACE!

Redundancy has become a common practice in many organization. It is a tool or strategy used by the management of any organization to either reduce the number of their employees, in order to match up the economic challenge, or to select the best prospective candidates with relevant skills and knowledge, so as to increase productivity and grow in leaps and bounds. So many organizations always lay-off their workers, and more will continue to do that, because they all want the best, and due to the high rate of competition among different organizations, all driving towards perfection, quality and standards. However, there’s a wide gap between the desires of these organizations and how they can achieve this desire of getting the best. Undoubtedly, the labour market is extremely inundated by graduates with wonderful and intimidating certificate and curriculum vitae. But the question is, how relevant is this to the company’s desire of overcoming the global economic challenge or improve in quality and standards? So many people are victims of redundancy in their workplace, because of incompetence, unproductivity, imperfections, lack of relevant skills, lack of information, inflexible, inability to upgrade oneself to current happenings and changes as regards their career, and so many other reasons. Getting a job that meets your dreams and aspirations is the starting point of your career, but upgrading your knowledge, in order to be conversant and consistent with recent developments helps you retain the job, remain relevant and indispensable to your organization. To overcome redundancy and remain relevant and indispensable to any organization you find yourself, you definitely need to be skillful. You need to develop and upgrade yourself to be consistent with recent changes and improvement in your specified area of duty. Add value to the organization through bringing up ideas that will improve the quality of products and services delivered by the organization, be innovative, be creative, focus on doing little things that will spur the organization to greater heights. In any area or section you find yourself, strive to be an expert in that area. Whatever that’s worth doing, is worth doing well. Do it as if no one else can do it, your priority should be to live an indelible mark, set a standard that will be difficult to meet, a record that will be hard to break. If you can practice all these, i can assure you of swimming across tide when redundancy comes up in your workplace, and you’ll definitely remain indispensable.