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Guidelines for Conducting In-House Workplace Mediations

Just as a meeting agenda keeps a meeting on track, a mediation meeting framework ensures that all important steps are covered and important discussion items are raised and addressed. This framework can provide structure and confidence for a less experienced mediator.One of the most important tips I can offer you is not to rush the workplace mediation meeting. It is a common error to rush the meeting and this limits discussion and encourages the formation of quick or early agreements. But such…See More
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Guidelines for Conducting In-House Workplace Mediations

Just as a meeting agenda keeps a meeting on track, a mediation meeting framework ensures that all important steps are covered and important discussion items are raised and addressed. This framework can provide structure and confidence for a less experienced mediator.One of the most important tips I can offer you is not to rush the workplace mediation meeting. It is a common error to rush the meeting and this limits discussion and encourages the formation of quick or early agreements. But such…See More
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Jan Terkelsen liked Catherine Gillespie's blog post Leadership On and Off the Field - A Conversation with Tim Cutler
May 23
A blog post by Catherine Gillespie was featured

Leadership On and Off the Field - A Conversation with Tim Cutler

While in Hong Kong recently I had the opportunity to have a chat with Tim Cutler, CEO of the Hong Kong Cricket Association to discuss leadership and the role of leaders in sport and business.As a former Australian Netball representative, former consultant to the Malaysian Netball Leadership team, and current Business and Sports Coach, I’ve always seen the connection between leadership in business and sport. But it was interesting nevertheless to hear another perspective on the subject. You can…See More
May 23
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Leadership On and Off the Field - A Conversation with Tim Cutler

While in Hong Kong recently I had the opportunity to have a chat with Tim Cutler, CEO of the Hong Kong Cricket Association to discuss leadership and the role of leaders in sport and business.As a former Australian Netball representative, former consultant to the Malaysian Netball Leadership team, and current Business and Sports Coach, I’ve always seen the connection between leadership in business and sport. But it was interesting nevertheless to hear another perspective on the subject. You can…See More
May 22
Catherine Gillespie liked Catherine Gillespie's blog post Mental Health In The Workplace With Georgie Harman, CEO of beyondblue
May 17
A blog post by Catherine Gillespie was featured

Mental Health In The Workplace With Georgie Harman, CEO of beyondblue

I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Georgie Harman, CEO of beyondblue about the actions that contribute to mentally healthy workplaces.I recorded the discussion which you can listen to here and/or, take a look at some of the notes taken from the recording below.beyondblue provides access to information, tools, help lines and other support strategies in order to…See More
May 17
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May 16
A blog post by Catherine Gillespie was featured

When is Workplace Mediation Needed?

The majority of workplace conflict is interpersonal conflict arising from miscommunication, misunderstanding and inappropriate behaviours. In some cases, but not all, workplace mediation may be required to resolve the conflict.There will always be some type of conflict in the workplace because our communication skills are not always effective and constructive, we tend to misunderstand each other’s actions and intentions and sometimes behaviours are not appropriate for the workplace.…See More
Sep 21, 2016
Catherine Gillespie posted a blog post

When is Workplace Mediation Needed?

The majority of workplace conflict is interpersonal conflict arising from miscommunication, misunderstanding and inappropriate behaviours. In some cases, but not all, workplace mediation may be required to resolve the conflict.There will always be some type of conflict in the workplace because our communication skills are not always effective and constructive, we tend to misunderstand each other’s actions and intentions and sometimes behaviours are not appropriate for the workplace.…See More
Sep 20, 2016
A blog post by Catherine Gillespie was featured

Whose responsibility is it to ensure staff are happy at work?

We are all aware of the research that points to greater engagement of and productivity by staff if they are happy at work. But whose responsibility is it to ensure staff feel happy at work? Much of the literature I have read on this topic seems to indicate it is the employer’s responsibility to provide a workplace in which employees can be happy. In the book, ‘The Art of Happiness: A handbook for living’ the Dalai Lama stated:‘The purpose of life is happiness. Happiness is determined more by…See More
Sep 1, 2016
Catherine Gillespie posted a blog post

Whose responsibility is it to ensure staff are happy at work?

We are all aware of the research that points to greater engagement of and productivity by staff if they are happy at work. But whose responsibility is it to ensure staff feel happy at work? Much of the literature I have read on this topic seems to indicate it is the employer’s responsibility to provide a workplace in which employees can be happy. In the book, ‘The Art of Happiness: A handbook for living’ the Dalai Lama stated:‘The purpose of life is happiness. Happiness is determined more by…See More
Aug 31, 2016
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Catherine Gillespie posted blog posts
Mar 25, 2016

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Company website/blog
http://www.WorkplaceConflictResolution.com.au
Personal blog
http://www.workplaceconflictresolution.com.au/blog/
How many employees in your company?
1-49
What areas of HR are you particularly passionate about?
conflict resolution
mediation
grievance investigation
communication
leadership
bullying
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking

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Guidelines for Conducting In-House Workplace Mediations

Posted on May 24, 2017 at 10:54 0 Comments

Just as a meeting agenda keeps a meeting on track, a mediation meeting framework ensures that all important steps are covered and important discussion items are raised and addressed. This framework can provide structure and confidence for a less experienced mediator.

One of the most important tips I can offer you is not to rush the workplace mediation meeting. It is a common error to rush the meeting and this…

Continue

Leadership On and Off the Field - A Conversation with Tim Cutler

Posted on May 22, 2017 at 11:30 0 Comments

While in Hong Kong recently I had the opportunity to have a chat with Tim Cutler, CEO of the Hong Kong Cricket Association to discuss leadership and the role of leaders in sport and business.

As a former Australian Netball representative, former consultant to the Malaysian Netball Leadership team, and current Business and Sports Coach, I’ve always seen the connection between…
Continue

Mental Health In The Workplace With Georgie Harman, CEO of beyondblue

Posted on May 16, 2017 at 13:30 0 Comments

I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Georgie Harman, CEO of beyondblue about the actions that contribute to mentally healthy workplaces.

I recorded the discussion which you can listen to here and/or, take a look at some of the notes taken from the recording below.

beyondblue provides access to information, tools, help lines and other support…

Continue

When is Workplace Mediation Needed?

Posted on September 20, 2016 at 17:44 0 Comments

The majority of workplace conflict is interpersonal conflict arising from miscommunication, misunderstanding and inappropriate behaviours. In some cases, but not all, workplace mediation may be required to resolve the conflict.

There will always be some type of conflict in the workplace because our communication skills are not always effective and constructive, we tend to misunderstand each other’s actions and intentions and sometimes behaviours are not appropriate…

Continue
 
 
 

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