Category: Business Services

Benefits of Using Mediation in the Workplace

Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) that involves an impartial third party, known as a mediator, helping disputing parties to reach a mutually acceptable solution to their conflict. Mediation has become a popular method for resolving disputes in the workplace due to its many benefits. Here are six reasons mediation in the workplace can improve your bottom line.

5 Tips to Help You Say “We Need to Talk”

No one really enjoys having an authentic difficult conversation. At times, just the thought of talking about a tough subject with “the other” can turn a stomach upside down, cause heart palpitations, and make knees wobbly. With those sensations, along with the worry of making things worse, the appeal of putting off the discussion can …

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The Cost of Workplace Conflict is Greater than You Think

According to a 2008 study by CPP Inc.–publishers of the Myers-Briggs Assessment and the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument — U.S. employees spent 2.8 hours per week dealing with conflict. This amounts to approximately $359 billion in in paid hours (based on average hourly earnings of $17.95), or the equivalent of 385 million working days. FairField …

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