High conflict levels unbearable
Conflict levels were so high at work that Paula had reached the point where she just wanted to resign her contract and leave it all behind her. She knew that this was not a good move – she liked the company she was working with – “it was just a few people that were causing me the problems”.
What she hadn’t really understood (but her Employment Agent was alerted to) was that the problem was bigger than this. Paula was beginning to get a reputation amongst managers and her peers as somebody who was just too difficult to work with – too high maintenance. As one manager commented – “she seems to be good at her job – good at getting things done – but she really does rub others peoples’ backs up”.
Paula agreed to be involved in a coaching experience instigated by her Employment Agent to see if a resolution could be found.Continue reading “Conflict in the project workplace : A coach’s perspective”