Most of us have workplace moments we wish we could take back, have encountered a co-worker in a bad mood or worked in a group that doesn’t gel well. Left to linger, these issues might create the dreaded “toxic workplace.”
Recent research claims “hindrance stress,” or when work demands are seen as hindering personal growth or goals, can stem from life or family issues clashing with the workplace, prompting office conflicts.
One solution to an unhappy office? Researchers said the fix starts at the top, with “ethical leaders” engaging upset employees in a positive manner and offering helpful resources.
– Dan Stefano, WordWrite