Conflict Management for Non-Profits and Turf Battles

Poor conflict management is all too common in today's society, and even seen in what we believe to be the most ethical of industries: non-profits. Taken a step further, conflict arises between organizations and individuals over goals and objectives, who is more beneficial, whose donors are whose, and fund-raiser competition for precious time and dollars?

Happy Presidents Day – Remembering Perceived Irreconcilable Conflict

Jeff Sachs – “Lessons in Peace Making” seems an appropriate tribute to this Presidents Day. It was the Cuban Missile Crises of 1962. The key take away from this great read is that when the majority of decision makers felt that proliferation had reached a point of no return and that peace could not be achieved, President John F Kennedy’s vision was different.

Managing Emotions in Hard Decisions

No one would state that the firing decision is easy. So the question remains, how to get past the suffering and on to the next stage. Enter the “Employee Cost/Benefit Employment Worksheet”. It sets out a process that every manager/supervisor/director should be going through when dealing with an employee that may be competent in skills, but a toxic element in the office.

Agreement to Use a Mediator

What makes mediation unique and helpful in conflict management in the workplace? Roadblocks to successful mediation can take many forms from structural (bad location) to talent (amateur practitioners). It’s probably no surprise that these two issues can also be basic components of very successful mediation.

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