How To Avoid Conflict Contagion As U.K. Workplaces Reopen

Boris Johnson has given employers the freedom to ask staff to return to their physical workplaces from August 1, but teams are not just picking up where they left off. The new rules, fresh challenges, and continued uncertainty are likely to make workplace conflict more pronounced and complex. By creating a team conflict charter, leaders […]

Category: Forbes | Thursday 20 August 2020 | Author: Anna Shields
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With diversity comes conflict… but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing

When it comes to building an inclusive culture, most organisations will tell you it’s not about the numbers – that diverse representation across the workforce is only half the story. But that doesn’t mean it’s not central to D&I strategies to increase representation of diverse groups, in the hope this will create greater diversity of […]

Category: D & I Leaders | Wednesday 19 August 2020 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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Developing your conflict management skills for a pandemic world

With employees juggling the pressures of new working with demands at home, workplace conflict can be more pronounced and complex. How can we ensure our conflict management and resolution skills are fit for the current working environment? Anna Shields, co-founder and director of Consensio, provides her insights. There’s no doubt that the world of work has changed significantly since […]

Category: Changeboard | Monday 3 August 2020 | Author: Anna Shields
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‘Remote conflict’: What happens when teams work from home?

It may be easy to assume that conflict only happens face to face, but even as entire teams have been disbanded and working from home, it can still rise to the surface. Anna Shields looks at the challenges that we can expect from workplace conflict issues in the ‘new normal’ era of remote working.  Workplace […]

Category: Personnel Today | Thursday 28 May 2020 | Author: Anna Shields
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How to break the cycle of stress and conflict in times of crisis

With exquisite timing, April is stress awareness month and the current COVID-19 global pandemic is potentially one of the most stressful situations many of us will ever face.  Stress can have a significant impact on us, both physically and mentally. It can also affect our thinking and behaviour, which makes us more likely to get […]

Category: HR Magazine | Thursday 23 April 2020 | Author: Anna Shields
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