The Great Acceleration and Workplace Conflict

I have read with interest recent reviews of Robert Colville’s new book The Great Acceleration: How the World is Getting Faster, Faster, which is released today. The book looks at how technology and our insatiable desire for convenience have speeded up every part of our lives. Our walking speeds have increased 10% since the 1990s, […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 7 April 2016 | Author: Anna Shields
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The Link Between Employee Engagement and Conflict Management

HR Review just published a special edition on Employee Engagement which featured an article written by Consensio titled “Conflict Management: Another Answer to Employee Engagement?”  Employee engagement has been a hot topic in HR circles for a long time, but rarely is the connection made between a healthy conflict organisation and how this contributes to […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 24 March 2016 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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Empathy and Conflict Resolution: Exciting Developments in Neuroscience

As workplace mediators, empathy is at the heart of our work. We were therefore very excited to be able to attend a conference this week at the British Academy in London which presented cutting-edge neuroscience research into how empathy can promote dialogue and understanding in conflict zones, with a particular focus on the Middle East. Empathy […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 10 March 2016 | Author: Anna Shields
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Mediation, Workplace Conflict and Brexit – Some unlikely parallels

Should we stay or should we go? You can’t open a newspaper or turn on the news this week without hearing about Brexit, and the various voices of the ‘remain’ or ‘leave’ camp. Don’t worry, at Consensio we are not about to voice our political views, because we are (of course) impartial workplace mediators! However, […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 25 February 2016 | Author: Macarena Mata
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Consensio’s mediation client event with Professor Elizabeth Stokoe

Last week, Consensio had the pleasure of hosting a client event with Professor Elizabeth Stokoe, Professor of Social Interaction at Loughborough University. Like most people, we didn’t realise that there was such a thing as a “conversation analyst” before we came across Professor Stokoe. But what she does is not only extremely interesting, but also […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 11 February 2016 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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