Conflict is something most people face in the workplace on a regular basis. Knowing how to handle it can mean the difference between a productive work environment and an unpleasant one.

This infographic, by Abilene Christian University, offers effective methods for handling disagreements at work and demonstrates the importance of doing so for a more creative, productive and positive work environment. The piece covers 9 important steps every workplace leader can take to keep workplace conflict at bay.

A guide of sorts for managing conflict in the workplace.