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Does your organisation encourage or impede conflict?

Tuesday 1st October 2019
Holly Fenton

Conflict is a normal and inevitable part of our time at work, and the higher we rise in the organisation the more prevalent and impactful conflict becomes. Conflict can arise from personality clashes, different working styles and priorities, role...

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Encouraging Conflict: A How-to for leaders

Wednesday 19th June 2019
Holly Fenton

Leaders, listen up. You need more conflict in your teams! Yes more, not less. Or rather you need better conflict, not just conflict for the sake of it.

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Raising complaints at work

Thursday 28th January 2016
Holly Fenton

In 2009 Sargent Bowe Bergdahl left his US army base in Northern Afghanistan into the vast empty desert. His plan was to hike for 24 hours to the next US army base. He was captured by the Taliban and held for five years before being released. There...

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Embrace Healthy Conflict at Work

Saturday 19th September 2015
Holly Fenton

    When we face conflict at work it can make it difficult for us to do our job, cause us stress and reduce productivity in the team. From fundamental disagreements about how things should be done to personality clashes and personal differences;...

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Stop the Conflict!

Thursday 20th June 2013
Holly Fenton

    What is conflict and how does it arise? A disagreement in opinion? Different ways of approaching the same task? Different directions in which people want to take a project? Conflict can come in many different forms. All conflict follows a...

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