Navigating Challenging Relationships

Understand how power differential in relationships affects the negotiation or mediation of conflict. The following resources are designed to help you effectively navigate relationships with power imbalance and/or where conflict exists.

Workshops

When Coworkers Conflict

Teams are an every-day fact, whether you work in a lab or are TAing with a group. How you address team conflict can mean the success or failure of the team – and the project. In this workshop you will become part of a team that needs to resolve a complex conflict. You will be taught the tools to help you resolve this conflict.

Why can’t you be like me? Communicating when personalities clash

This workshop builds on the knowledge gained in the first workshop in this series, by analyzing your personality style using Kilmanns Personality Style Instrument. Through a case study, you will find out how to address conflicts when personality styles clash.

Now What? Conflict in the Workplace

Whether you’re heading for a career in academia, industry or the non-profit sector, this session will help you understand how you can address conflict when you start your career. A panel of professionals will tell you about the conflicts they encounter every day and answer your questions about effectively dealing with conflict. 

Intercultural Conflict Resolution 

All Communication & Relationship Building Resources