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About Workplace and Employment Mediation
People who work together--colleagues, employees, and employers--come into conflict in ways that may be damaging to themselves or others around them.
Colleagues may find the behavioral
styles or work habits of their peers to be of concern.
Offering a number of advantages over either ignoring conflict situations or trying to deal with them through disciplinary processes, mediation...
...can be used when
problems begin, not waiting for documentable actions
You can hear more about workplace mediation in a radio interview at Peace Talks—A Radio Show.
The term "intervention" refers to a set of related activities—including interviews, mediation, individual coaching, and facilitated group meetings. These help group members define and communicate their issues in ways that allow the group collaboratively to move from "stuck" to the future they wish to create. In this process, I prefer to help people look at their vision of the future and how to achieve it, rather than just "problem-solve" and get stuck in the mire of complaint.
I have had the
pleasure and opportunity to provide intervention and mediation for a number
of State of
“I now have a much better appreciation for the way you conducted that meeting, having attended a meeting two months ago which, no doubt, would have gone much smoother had someone with your abilities been present.”
The "old ways" of dealing with many of these issues included formal grievance procedures, official reprimand, or sudden termination. Sometimes worse, inaction allowed feelings to escalate and behaviors to rigidify.
Confidential and informal mediation allows issues to be expressed in a safe atmosphere, without fear of retaliation.
Organizations providing mediation and intervention as an avenue of dispute resolution send an implicit message of trust and empowerment to their employees. It offers a unique opportunity for people who work together to build or rebuild trust and healthy working relationships. Organizations find that mediation is an enormously cost-effective tool for responding to conflict.
Please contact me for a detailed Proposal regarding your situation calling for mediation of specific situations or individuals, or large staff interventions to address issues of general concern. Contact me!
When employees, managers or employers start to feel “stuck,” they often feel at a loss for what to do. Here’s a brief list of some strategies that have helped others:
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