Summary of “Why conflict is good in the workplace”

The doctors are not the only ones who avoid conflict.
Conflict isn’t bad for organizations: it’s fundamental to them.
Conflict is part of strategic planning, resource allocation, product design, talent management, and just about everything else that should happen in an organization.
Conflict debt is the sum of all the contentious issues that we need to address to move forward, but remain undiscussed and unresolved.
Three unproductive ways people deal with conflict debt.
As with financial debt, conflict debt starts innocently.
Avoiding the issue is only one path to conflict debt.
Don’t give up-there are many things you can do to get out from under your conflict debt.

The orginal article.