Monday, July 25, 2011

Consequences Of Conflict

Positive Consequences:

  • Leads to new ideas.
  • Stimulate creativity.
  • Motivates change.
  • Promote organization vitality.
  • Help individuals and groups establish identities.
  • Serves as a safety valve to indicate problems.

Negative Consequences:

  • Diverts energy from work.
  • Threatens psychological well-being.
  • Wastes resources.
  • Creates a negative climate.
  • Breaks down group cohesion.
  • Can increase hostility and aggressive behaviors.