Tag Archives: workplace conflict

As inequality rises, so too will conflict

Inequality is increasing rapidly in many countries around the world.  The video below provides a better understanding of inequality in New Zealand (a good number of the graphics include other countries, such as USA and parts of Europe). Journalist Max Rashbrooke explains what happened to … Continue reading

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He doesn’t like me! – clues that people drop

“He doesn’t like me!“ How would we normally react when one of our friends or colleagues says something like this?  Disagree – “Of course he likes you“, or make a judgement call – “You’re just being oversensitive!”  We think we’re … Continue reading

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What does it mean to feel right? – Kathryn Schulz

“What does it mean to feel right?  It means that your beliefs perfectly reflect reality; and when you feel that way you have a problem to solve  – how are you going to explain all those people who don’t agree … Continue reading

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Sheena Iyengar on The Art of Choosing

Choice and decision-making can play such an important role in the creation and resolution of conflict – both internal and external. Sheena Iyengar studies how we make choices — and how we feel about the choices we make.  At TEDGlobal, … Continue reading

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Workplace Bullying – What can you do?

One of my articles from earlier this year just made it online, so I thought I’d share it in case you know of anyone who is struggling with workplace bullying.  Click on the link below: Workplace Bullying – What Can You … Continue reading

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Diversity in Leadership – Australian Benchmark

Australia is taking action to advance gender diversity in the workplace.  This will hopefully have the additional benefit of reducing conflict in the boardroom.  Here are the essentials from the Sydney Morning Herald: “Finance Minister Penny Wong, recently released new guidelines … Continue reading

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Taking a ‘time out’ to reconnect

Do you react quickly in difficult conversations and then wish you’d thought it through a little more first ?  Do you find that your own emotional triggers get in the way of having a positive interaction with a colleague, and end … Continue reading

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