Category: General Knowledge About Conflict Resolution & Peacebuilding

In our daily interactions, conflicts often arise due to differences in opinions, values, or beliefs. While these conflicts may seem unavoidable, understanding the underlying cognitive biases can help us navigate through them more effectively. Cognitive biases are inherent shortcuts in our thinking patterns that can lead to distorted judgments and decision-making. In this blog post,...

The term escalation refers to the steps that lead up to a conflict before it reaches the stage of an outright confrontation, resulting in a noisy exchange of insults, physical violence, or the parties spreading negative messages about each other online. Before a war, escalation consists of the parties amassing weapons and exchanging threats and...

Conflicts arise in companies of all sizes. When problems erupt within large organizations, the ripple effects can be felt throughout various departments. And while taking a closer look at power dynamics within your company and finding the right conflict resolutions can be challenging and even uncomfortable, it will benefit your company in the long term....

When running a large-scale organization, there are tons of moving parts to pay attention to. For that reason, most large companies segment everyone into departments and teams, with direct and department-level managers overseeing employees. With such a rigid and segmented workforce, it’s hard to create a cohesive and uniform company culture. Also, with so many...

When conflict happens in the workplace, it can affect productivity and morale. If a conflict between coworkers intensifies and isn’t dealt with, the work environment can become toxic and unpleasant, which can lead to increased absenteeism and turnover. There are several common conflict situations in the workplace. Workstyle Conflicts When staff members are expected to...

Earning the respect of your employees takes time, which is normal and natural. However, there are ways to expedite the process, such as by participating in a leadership development training program. Take a moment to learn about the benefits of leadership development training, as it can help you in numerous ways. Helpful Feedback Participating in...

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