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The Power of an Open Mind – HR Magazine

People embroiled in conflict express themselves in many different ways; some contain themselves in steely silence, others let rip with verbal tirades. But there is one behaviour that is close to universal and may be the one thing that most exacerbates and prolongs the suffering of conflict.  By the same token, if it could be […]

Category: HR Magazine | Tuesday 14 July 2015 | Author: Tania Coke
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Mediation and mindfulness – HR Magazine

Mindfulness has recently caught the popular imagination as a way to counter the stress of everyday life. Mediation has also caught on, as a way to minimise the suffering (both human and financial) caused by workplace conflict. On the surface, mindfulness and workplace mediation are very different: the former is most often considered a silent, solitary practice […]

Category: HR Magazine | Monday 7 July 2014 | Author: Tania Coke
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Would Mediation Work For You – HR Magazine

By Anna Shields & Tania Coke Not many would disagree that the recent release of the Government’s Consultation on Workplace Disputes has put mediation at the forefront of organisational conflict management and, subsequently, right at the top of many senior HR professionals’ agenda. And perhaps you’ve decided to make 2013 the year to introduce mediation […]

Category: HR Magazine | Wednesday 30 January 2013 | Author: Anna Shields & Tania Coke
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Mediate to alleviate: reducing workplace stress – HR Magazine

Yesterday was the 14th National Stress Awareness Day. The day was organised by the International Stress Management Association UK (ISMA-UK), a not-for-profit organisation which promotes wellbeing and stress prevention. Workplace stress is on the increase. The ongoing economic uncertainty and constant change in many organisations means that people feel unsettled and unsure about their futures. […]

Category: HR Magazine | Thursday 8 November 2012 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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Crush Complexity: employment tribunals – mediate, or pay? – HR Magazine

By David Woods The old chestnut of tribunal reform has barely been out of the news, since HR called on HRDs last month (cover pictured right) to propose their agendas for change in the tribunal procedure, in our bid to minimise the great complexity in employment regulations. The Ministry of Justice said it would introduce […]

Category: HR Magazine | Wednesday 8 August 2012 | Author: Hannah King
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