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Most Work Conflicts Aren't Due to Personality

Most Work Conflicts Aren't Due to Personality | Leadership Coaching | Scoop.it

So, why do we automatically blame our coworkers? Chalk it up to psychology and organizational politics, which cause us to oversimplify and to draw incorrect or incomplete conclusions.

 

There’s a good reason why we’re inclined to jump to conclusions based on limited information. Most of us are, by nature, “cognitive misers,” a term coined by social psychologists Susan Fiske and Shelley Taylor to describe how people have a tendency to preserve cognitive resources and allocate them only to high-priority matters. And the limited supply of cognitive resources we all have is spread ever-thinner as demands on our time and attention increase.


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, May 20, 2014 8:50 PM

Conflict happens everywhere, including in the workplace. When it does, it’s tempting to blame it on personalities.  But more often than not, the real underlying cause of workplace strife is the situation itself, rather than the people involved.

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Being Mistaken For Kitchen Help Just Made This Exec More Outspoken

Being Mistaken For Kitchen Help Just Made This Exec More Outspoken | Leadership Coaching | Scoop.it
Eight years ago, aspiring senator Harold Ford called investment firm president Mellody Hobson up to ask for help getting press coverage for the upcoming election.

For someone as accomplished as Hobson, this was no problem. She set up a lunch with...

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Contemporary & Relevant. Glacially set Mental Models. Makes me wonder what all stereotypes we might be carrying in our Indian work life scenarios... The diversity of language, customs making our society rich & varied...

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Being Mistaken For Kitchen Help Just Made This Exec More Outspoken

Being Mistaken For Kitchen Help Just Made This Exec More Outspoken | Leadership Coaching | Scoop.it
Eight years ago, aspiring senator Harold Ford called investment firm president Mellody Hobson up to ask for help getting press coverage for the upcoming election.

For someone as accomplished as Hobson, this was no problem. She set up a lunch with...

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Ganga Sharma's curator insight, July 23, 2014 2:04 PM

Contemporary & Relevant. Glacially set Mental Models. Makes me wonder what all stereotypes we might be carrying in our Indian work life scenarios... The diversity of language, customs making our society rich & varied...

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Organizational Constellations

This Constellation process is a way to help you access the invisible dynamics that will help lead you to the best possible choice or decision in any matter o...
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