In the Media

Eddie McGuire and The Bystander

Eddie McGuire and The Bystander

The recent comments made by Eddie McGuire while commentating on the coin toss by Cynthia Banham has had plenty of air time. I question the co-commentators who were laughing and agreeing with Eddie’s comments. What is their role as the ‘bystander’? We talk about the role of the witness in our bullying and harassment training, […]

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How important is the role of a Return to Work Coordinator?

Q: How important is the role of a Return to Work Coordinator? A: Important enough that their work can minimise the risk of suicide following a work related injury. In a recent case heard in the Northern Territory Magistrate’s Court –  the family of a worker who committed suicide, as a result of suffering depression […]

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Constructive, Critical, Courageous or Difficult Conversations?

Constructive, Critical, Courageous or Difficult Conversations?

Since every communication-interaction with a staff member has the potential to impact positively or negatively on workplace relationships and therefore impact on productivity, engagement [and] retention, every conversation with staff is critical . Follow the link to read our Workplace Conflict Resolution article about critical conversations published in ‘hrdaily‘ in June 2011.  (Free registration is required on the […]

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The cost of public rebuke

The cost of public rebuke

Catherine Gillespie, Director of Workplace Conflict Resolution, was asked in Feb 2011 to provide comment to ‘hrdaily’ on a case where a business coach had been accused of publicly rebuke a staff member within a team being coached. Follow this link to read the tribunal ruling, outcomes, and Catherine’s comments of caution and preferred approaches.

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Hints for negotiation

Hints for negotiation

Read about the important steps you should be taking when preparing for your next negotiation – even if that is just a meeting with a colleague where you must put forward your ideas and win their approval. These steps are covered in the article written by Workplace Conflict Resolution and published by ‘hrdaily‘ in July […]

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