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The Essential Workplace Conflict Handbook by Cornelia Gamlem, Carol Vallone

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CHAPTER 9WHOSE FIGHT IS IT ANYWAY?

Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away with your head held high is dignity.

—Anonymous

Remember The Hyde Company from Chapter 1? They moved into a new, wonderfully designed office building with open space to allow for collaboration and private meeting rooms. The well-designed work spaces allow for individual privacy. This is a huge change for the workforce who’d been working in private offices in their old building. Carlo and Bethany have workspaces next to each other. Bethany is having a difficult time adjusting to the new work environment and Carlo is not making things any easier. He has a loud voice that carries, constantly barges into her space, and interrupts her when ...

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