August at the Library

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Direct from The Ethics Workshop.   Have you been to the library recently? Well, come join us at the Kendall Branch of the Houston Library (see below) on August 25th. Experience an Introduction to: A NEW DYNAMIC – DOING THE RIGHT THING AT THE RIGHT TIME FOR THE RIGHT REASON® Mark down the date and location shown below. Spend just two hours […]

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Structure and Conflict

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In my earlier post I introduced the Wheel of Conflict created by Professors Bernard Mayer, Ph.D. and Christopher Moore, Ph.D.  When you read their work and the work of other practitioners, the starting point is often a discussion about the role of structure as a source of conflict. The point the two authors emphasized was that many conflicts result from […]

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The Wheel of Conflict

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No single element in a conflict stands alone, and no conflict arises from one single reason. There are multiple factors and these are better understood when they are placed in relation to a wheel as discussed below. Structure, emotion, history, communication, and values are elements/factors that influence the dynamics of conflict in the workplace. All of these exist to some degree in every conflict, and […]

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