#55 Is Full Collaboration An Illusion?

#55 Is collaboration an illusion

In order to resolve a dispute, how much do you compete with the other party, treating him or her as an adversary? And, how much do you collaborate and work with him or her for your mutual benefit? Collaboration versus competition is a central quandary in dispute resolution.

#16 Avoid a Pitfall: Be Transparent About Your Decision-Making

  You might be a manager speaking to subordinates, a coach talking to players, or a respected older sibling being consulted. When you have different priorities than others who you have some influence or control over, how do you work out differences? In every case your approach will lie somewhere … Continue reading

#9 Five Questions that Test Your Ability to Be Collaborative

  Collaboration can be described as a style of conflict engagement that seeks cooperation with the other party and strives to generate outcomes that benefit both parties in a maximum and balanced manner.   Here is one of the frequent challenges presented by a conflict. How much do you compete … Continue reading