Workplace Conflict and Work From Home
While employees are beginning to return to the office, it’s a gradual rollout. Workplace conflict and tension remain rampant in the virtual workplace and work from home (WFH) environment, according to Jennifer Pieniazek in The Blow-By-Blow on Remote Work Conflict. Contributing factors include uncertainty, Zoom fatigue, and challenges balancing/separating work and home life, and especially isolation. “Months of social distancing have fueled a collective emotional rollercoaster of anxiety, stress, frustration, and fear,” says Christine Liu, in a revealing piece published in the Harvard Business Review.
Evidence from a study spanning nine industrialized nations shows