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Conflict in the workplace

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One reading is an abstract from an article about e-mail as a source of conflict. Think of an example from your own workplace experience where some form of message created a conflict, crisis or problem. Use only examples from business, profession or workplace - NOT family or friends. The message might be from you or from a coworker, but think of one message - not several.

What do you believe caused the conflict: words, form, tone or other source? Give a reason for your belief about cause of conflict. How could conflict have been avoided? What can the rest of us learn?

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As you first examine how email is often deemed as a source of conflict, you might use one of my work examples. For example, my company received an email that was very business-like, almost threatening a bit, without any personal greetings, without anything positive such as "You are all doing a great job" or "Keep up the super work." Instead, the e-mail's content was quite matter of fact, not like the employers tone and words in person, which are more friendly ...

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