Archive for the ‘Conflict’ Category

Where there’s a diverse range of people and opinions, there will always be conflict. The success of any organisation hinges not on trying to get rid of conflict, but instead on learning how to manage it better.  There’s only one organisation that I have worked with, where people had physical altercations in the office. That […]

Read MoreAugust 30, 2019 7:16 pm - Posted by Pete_Hamill

Conflicts have some basic commonalities – from ordinary workplace disagreements to Middle East peace talks the same basic, human dynamics play out time and again. The one which I will deal with here is the desire to win. I grew up in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Occasionally, silly journalists would run stories about how […]

Read MoreMay 3, 2011 6:02 pm - Posted by Pete_Hamill