Category Archives: Strategic HR

Onboarding and orientation – what’s the difference?

Welcoming new employees into your organization marks a very important moment for you as an employer, and especially for the employee. For many employees this will be the first time they see their new place of work since their last interview (and for some the very first time) with you. This is the moment they…

7 Strategies For Facilitating Conflict Mastery

In my last three posts I’ve focused on the way we handle conflicts at work, and especially on the way conflicts at work can be productive. Based on those posts, here are 7 strategies that can help facilitate conflict mastery at work. #1 Have A Plan Like any project, having a plan for reaching your…

Productive Conflict At Work, Part 3 – Thesis Results & Reflection

In the previous posts on productive conflict I’ve looked into a theoretical overview on conflicts at work, and the point of view from the LinkedIn network on the impact of productive conflict at work. In this third part of this blog series I focus on the approach to conflict from Norway, with a basis in…

Productive Conflict At Work, Part 2 – LinkedIn Responses

“Collaboration without conflict is mission impossible” Since last weeks post on productive conflict at work, the linkedin answers to whether conflict at work can be productive have gone up from 118 to 121. With the quick overview of some of the theoretical positions on conflict presented in part 1, this post will focus on the…

Productive Conflict At Work – Constructive Conflicts, Part 1

I recently came across the following question on LinkedIn: Can Conflict at Work be Productive? At the time of writing there are 118 answers to that question. In other words, it’s an engaging topic. My interest in the subject is also fueled by the fact that constructive conflict management in teams was the subject of…