The importance of interpersonal relationships at work lies in the fact that workers are people and therefore belong to a society, which is based on group bonds and interactions.
The saying “no person is an island” means that part of being considered a “person” is to participate in interpersonal relationships, otherwise you would be just an individual.
Healthy human development depends on positive interpersonal relationships and a large part of them can arise in those areas where most people work, such as at work.
Work is usually a daily activity and fostering interpersonal relationships at work is a way to be much more productive, happy and prosperous, since well-being in this aspect commonly contributes to feeling better in other areas of life.
Interpersonal relationships at work are fundamental and function as integration tools for personal and work success.
In addition, relationships of this type allow us to form work groups, establish effective communications and comply with daily obligations to successfully achieve the goals set, when it comes to positive ties.
On the other hand, negative ones only generate nonconformity, rivalry, frustration, depression and eventually abandonment, situations that are neither desirable nor beneficial for any company.