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The Art of Conflict Management

The Management of Conflict Conflict is described by Elias H. Porter PhD, as ‘an occurrence that threatens an individuals’ sense of self-worth or value’.  In the essence of this description, conflict can occur anytime and in any place.  With the onset of social media and the availability of immediate information conflict is all too apparent.  This reflection considers conflict in the workplace, within teams and with our colleagues.  It also considers conflict as a force for good, if the right awareness and motivations are in place.  Raising self-awareness Conflict in the workplace is of course not a new phenomenon, it is however, very personal.  As individuals, we carry with us our own set of values that manifests through our behaviour. ...

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