Category Archives: Workplace Conflicts

When The Two Don’t Meet

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Each month I send out a newsletter. The title of this publication is Putting It in Context. My readers know that, while the subjects I cover may touch on a range of issues, they all center on the core themes of my books, speeches, training modules, and the other core services of my business. I will occasionally take a risk […]

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The Eagle Flew Upside Down

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What Did He Say? Every once in a while, when you are deep into a discussion, you hear something that sounds like “and the eagle flew upside down.” Your first reaction is what? What did he say? If the person was talking to you, your second reaction is, am I losing my hearing? So you ask, what did you say? […]

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Season’s Greetings

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays We at CDC Integrated Services wish to take a moment to thank everyone who chose us to aid them with the issues brought to us during the past year. We are grateful for your business and wish all of our clients a safe and peaceful new year. Peace and Goodwill to all. From Jerry Cooper […]

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What drives conflict is not always obvious

Conflict is a necessary part of the competitive process between and among organizations and individuals, but this is not the generally held view. When a conflict manifests itself/¬†rises up¬†among individuals in a group, management sees this as a bad thing, and reacts accordingly. It is seen by many as a crisis to be addressed quickly. This view and the approaches […]

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