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Strategy v Policy author.

Strategy v Policy

From Maria Simpson's listserv.For quite a while a staff member had requested more work on “policy,” anticipating that working on...

By Maria Simpson
How Three Geniuses Solved Workplace Conflicts author.

How Three Geniuses Solved Workplace Conflicts

It is fascinating to trace how management has been resolving issues arising in production over the past 100 years, how...

By Melissa Marzett
The Ripple Effect of Good Conflict Skills author.

The Ripple Effect of Good Conflict Skills

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalWhen one person gets better conflict skills, the whole organization can shift When someone at...

By Lorraine Segal
Where To, MeToo? author.

Where To, MeToo?

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesJean R. Sternlight, Michael and Sonja Professor of Law at the...

By Beth Graham
4 Handy Principles for Deciding When You Can’t Agree author.

4 Handy Principles for Deciding When You Can’t Agree

Sometimes more conversation doesn’t yield better conflict resolution results. When conflict conversations go long and you still can’t agree, continuing...

By Tammy Lenski
How Mediation Can Improve Your Workplace Morale author.

How Mediation Can Improve Your Workplace Morale

Conflict in the workplace can be a damaging and destructive force, which can escalate very quickly. Unchecked it can lead...

By Martina Sanchez
Mediation Certification: The Sparrow and the Peacock author.

Mediation Certification: The Sparrow and the Peacock

Mediation Academy Blog by Bruce EdwardsHaving taught mediation skills for over twenty-five years and, more recently, having developed an online...

By Bruce Edwards
Good Work Meetings Promote Harmony, Lessen Conflict author.

Good Work Meetings Promote Harmony, Lessen Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine Segal I intuitively knew I wanted to include meeting facilitation as one of the topics...

By Lorraine Segal

When Did Bullying Stop Being Something that Only Happened in the Playground?

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.It’s Anti-Bullying Week (12-16th November). Quite rightly the energy and activity of...

By Katherine Graham
Free Expert Interviews for the 10 Toughest Behaviors at Work – Challenging Workplace Behavior Summit author.

Free Expert Interviews for the 10 Toughest Behaviors at Work – Challenging Workplace Behavior Summit

Texas Conflict Coach Audio Blog by Pattie PorterWhether it’s gossip, harassment, or time-sucking interruptions we have all encountered challenging behaviors...

By Patricia Porter
The Power of Trying in Conflict Management author.

The Power of Trying in Conflict Management

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalThe power of trying often gets a bad rap in today’s culture. I remember years...

By Lorraine Segal
Never Make Assumptions About Colleagues author.

Never Make Assumptions About Colleagues

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.We trust ourselves to be fair-minded. We’re not ones to leap to...

By Lesley Allport
Affirming the Good in Workplace Conflict—the positive role of affirmations author.

Affirming the Good in Workplace Conflict—the positive role of affirmations

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalOne of the tools I use frequently with conflict coaching clients, as well as for...

By Lorraine Segal
Team Diversity, Conflict and the Need for Robust Discussion – Part 1 author.

Team Diversity, Conflict and the Need for Robust Discussion – Part 1

Originally posted on Slaw, Canada’s online legal magazine. This is the first of a two part series exploring how teams...

By Kari Boyle
The Importance of Trust in the Mediator author.

The Importance of Trust in the Mediator

In franchise disputes, lawyers and parties who search for mediators drill down on mediators’ professional backgrounds, often paying the most...

By ARTHUR L PRESSMAN
How Avoidance Can Help You with Workplace Conflict author.

How Avoidance Can Help You with Workplace Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalIt sounds counter intuitive, but Inaction or avoidance can be a viable way of dealing...

By Lorraine Segal
When Conflict In The Workplace Escalates To Emotional Abuse author.

When Conflict In The Workplace Escalates To Emotional Abuse

Millions of men and women of all ages, ethnic, and racial backgrounds all across the U.S. hate going to work,...

By Noa Zanolli
Thinking About Using Mediation to Resolve Your Employment Dispute Without Going Through Litigation First? author.

Thinking About Using Mediation to Resolve Your Employment Dispute Without Going Through Litigation First?

Dispute Settlement Counsel by Michael Zeytoonian.Recently I got a call from a small business employer. He knew I was an...

By Michael A. Zeytoonian
Employment Arbitration Agreements Reach Epic Status author.

Employment Arbitration Agreements Reach Epic Status

Employees who contractually agree to resolve employment disputes in an individualized arbitration waive all rights to class actions or any...

By Jack Urquhart
Bullied or Mobbed? The Dangerous Search for Vindication author.

Bullied or Mobbed? The Dangerous Search for Vindication

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalBullied or Mobbed? The dangerous search for vindication In the 9 years since I left...

By Lorraine Segal
Measuring Progress on Team Agreements Worth Keeping author.

Measuring Progress on Team Agreements Worth Keeping

The backbone of any project or change effort is the team that’s been entrusted to make it happen. The typical...

By Mark Batson Baril
Why Everyone at Work Needs Conflict Management Skills (and how you can get them) author.

Why Everyone at Work Needs Conflict Management Skills (and how you can get them)

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine Segal Group home counselor, Executive Chef, Senior help desk technician, quality assurance specialist, RN Director...

By Lorraine Segal
DR Clauses in Contract author.

DR Clauses in Contract

From ADRAC- The Australian Dispute Resolution Advisory Council Blog, organized with Shirli Kirschner This paper was prepared and settled jointly by the...

By Shirli Kirschner
3 Reasons Agreements Get Derailed: Tales of Team Conflict author.

3 Reasons Agreements Get Derailed: Tales of Team Conflict

Your team has outlined your change effort process, including team agreements. You’ve done a great job building strength, common purpose,...

By Mark Batson Baril
Team or Organizational Commitment? author.

Team or Organizational Commitment?

From the ICCR Blog For individuals, working within and across teams is an ever-present part of organizational life.  Conflict between teams,...

By Chris Straw
Amplifying Ombuds Trends with Data author.

Amplifying Ombuds Trends with Data

A primary function of an organizational ombuds is to identify and report trends in visitor issues and make recommendations for...

By Jennifer Smith Schneider
A Modest Proposal to Mitigate Sexual Harassment and Misconduct in the Workplace author.

A Modest Proposal to Mitigate Sexual Harassment and Misconduct in the Workplace

January 15, 2018 edition of the Legal Intelligencer© 2018 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. Further duplication without permission...

By Stephanie Klein
Conflict at Work—the Power of Envisioning Harmony author.

Conflict at Work—the Power of Envisioning Harmony

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalOne of the ways I support clients to resolve conflict is helping them re-imagine what...

By Lorraine Segal
Strategies for Giving Feedback That People Can Hear author.

Strategies for Giving Feedback That People Can Hear

More often than not, we are surprised when we get a negative reaction after having provided feedback to a peer...

By Kathy Popaleni
New Hope in Dealing With an Abusive Supervisor author.

New Hope in Dealing With an Abusive Supervisor

Abusive supervisors are ubiquitous in the workplace, causing distress for their employees and costing employers in the US an estimated...

By Chris Straw

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