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Category: Leadership

Leadership skills include how to manage conflict effectively and efficiently for the best possible outcome in your workplace. Dealing with conflict in the workplace immediately is the best strategy to influence a postive culture and climate as a leader. Learn to master essential skills for conflict management, employee engagement and retention.

Sources of Conflict in the Workplace

When looking at conflict from an analytical perspective, it is important to define conflict in a way that leaves lots of room for a thorough inquiry to take place…

Are you ready to become a leader who practices reflection?

Reflective practice in leadership helps you and your team to learn the ebb and flow of your leadership style. In my experience, the best way to accomplish a deeper understanding of leadership is through reflective practice. Reflective Practice Reflective practice is something I learned early on in my career. Diving…

Force Field Analysis: A Leadership Tool for Managing Conflict

Any change process, at the individual, group, organizational, community or societal level finds conflict inherent in the process. Similarly, any conflict resolution process brings about change in some form, between or within the parties in conflict. Eric Marcus, 2000 Introduction In any conflict situation, change is present. Change is a…

The Stages of Escalation to Intractable Conflict in the Workplace

Just as it is important to understand what fuels conflict and dispute, it is equally as important to understand how far a conflict and dispute can escalate and what some consequences may be. In those disputes that cannot be resolved, it becomes apparent that the conflict may have grown through…

Helping Leaders Uncover the Sources of Conflict

Introduction The sources of conflict need to be explored to effectively look at the conflict from an analytical perspective. Digging beneath the surface of conflict and disputes we start to look at the DNA of conflict. In this post, we will explore the DNA by reviewing the sources of conflict…

How Emotional Intelligence and Social Intelligence Influence Conflict Management Leadership

Introduction In the field of Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution, it is important to recognize that the theories for the various process are drawn from both the social and the psychological schools of thought. Primarily though, most conflict theories fall within the realm of social conflict theories and the science…

Managing Conflict to Resolve Disputes with Dialogue

Introduction Managing conflict to resolve disputes with dialogue begins with our understanding of how dialogue works, trust develops and understanding is reached. In our own ‘journey from confrontation to collaboration’ (Harper, 2004), dialogue plays an important role in resolving interpersonal disputes. Dialogue is a process, beyond communication, that creates an…

20 LinkedIn Posts About Conflict Management Training

Are you researching your options for conflict management training? Conflict management training is essential for job skills requirements with many organizations. Conflict management skills are desired from candidates, especially for professionals who plan to work in education, policing, healthcare, and human resources. I have compiled my 20 LinkedIn posts about…

How to Bring Your Whole Self to Your Job

Mike Robbins is an author and sought-after speaker who has spent the past 15 years researching and speaking about essential human experiences in the workplace. In the video below he discusses how being vulnerable at work can bring success: Bring Your Whole Self to Work: What Does That Mean…

How to Have a Happy Life Every Day

The World Happiness Report states that “over 1 billion adults suffer from anxiety and depression.” How can we combat this depression? Jacqueline Way, Founder of 365give.ca, shares a secret to happiness so simple a 3 year-old can do it. Check out her TEDx Talk below, and then read…