Professional Book Club - April 2013 

Staying with Conflict

by Bernard Mayer 

Course# TD1685

Note: This course is capped at 18 participants.

Categories: Communication

Level: Fundamental

Pre-requisites: Participants are encouraged to read this selection before attending the discussion.

Target Audience: Individuals interested in reading professional development themed books and then meeting to discuss thoughts, ideas and opinions with others.

Editorial Review from Publisher: In this groundbreaking book, Bernard Mayer, a pioneer in the field of conflict resolution, offers a new paradigm for dealing with long-term disputes. Mayer explains that when dealing with enduring conflict, mediators and other conflict resolution specialists need to move past the idea of how quickly they can resolve the conflict. Instead, they should focus on how they can help people prepare to engage with an issue over time. Once their attention is directed away from a speedy resolution to a long-term approach, new avenues of intervention become apparent. 


Facilitated by: Kelly Okken, Manager of Facilities & Capital Procurement Team, Procurement Services and Brian Kielson, Area Director, Office of Residence Life

Session Information:
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM


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