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Cultural Conflict in the Workplace

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Conflict Specialist at Affirmative Dispute Resolution
Kathleen Folkerts is a Nebraska Conflict Specialist with formal training in resolving disputes.She received her Master’s degree in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution from the Werner Institute at Creighton University in Omaha. Learn more about Kathleen here.
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Cultural Conflict is something we read about and see daily in the news.  We don’t have to look internationally to find examples.  Events in our own country offer a relevant picture of Cultural Conflict.  Looking simply ...

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Why Aren’t We Preparing People for Workplace Conflict?

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Kathleen Folkerts is a Nebraska Conflict Specialist with formal training in resolving disputes.She received her Master’s degree in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution from the Werner Institute at Creighton University in Omaha. Learn more about Kathleen here.
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There isn’t an industry out there that is conflict free.  While the nature and severity of conflict differs, conflict is the constant.  I have a hard time figuring out why companies and educational institutions ...

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Is ADR the Holistic Option in a Legal World?

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Kathleen Folkerts is a Nebraska Conflict Specialist with formal training in resolving disputes.She received her Master’s degree in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution from the Werner Institute at Creighton University in Omaha. Learn more about Kathleen here.
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Holistic (Naturopathic) Medical Practices have been around since the Early BC ages.  As time has passed it has continued to evolve into the respected empire it is today.  This is comparable to the path Alternative Dispute ...

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Identity Crisis within the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Industry

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Kathleen Folkerts is a Nebraska Conflict Specialist with formal training in resolving disputes.She received her Master’s degree in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution from the Werner Institute at Creighton University in Omaha. Learn more about Kathleen here.
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A relevant and hotly debated topic within the realm of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is the topic of credentialing and licensing.  Throughout my time at Creighton University’s Werner Institute in Omaha, Nebraska, I ...

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Transparency through a Conflict Specialist Lens

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Kathleen Folkerts is a Nebraska Conflict Specialist with formal training in resolving disputes.She received her Master’s degree in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution from the Werner Institute at Creighton University in Omaha. Learn more about Kathleen here.
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Transparency has many definitions and applies in a variety of contexts.  Most commonly, we think of transparency as the ability to be seen through or even, easy to notice or understand.  When talking about transparency in a ...

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Conflict Specialist Work in the Non-Profit Arena

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Kathleen Folkerts is a Nebraska Conflict Specialist with formal training in resolving disputes.She received her Master’s degree in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution from the Werner Institute at Creighton University in Omaha. Learn more about Kathleen here.
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The non-profit sector is continuing to grow despite challenging economic times.  This sector presents many opportunities for intervention from Conflict Specialists.  Prominent concerns facing non-profits include: High ...

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Awkward silence? Not so fast.

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Conflict Specialist at Affirmative Dispute Resolution
Kathleen Folkerts is a Nebraska Conflict Specialist with formal training in resolving disputes.She received her Master’s degree in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution from the Werner Institute at Creighton University in Omaha. Learn more about Kathleen here.
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Everywhere we go now-a-days is full of noise.  Think about the last time you went to your dentist’s or doctor’s office, car repair shop or bank.  More than likely there was a TV on with volume or at least a radio turned ...

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Not all conflict is resolvable and that’s OK

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Conflict Specialist at Affirmative Dispute Resolution
Kathleen Folkerts is a Nebraska Conflict Specialist with formal training in resolving disputes.She received her Master’s degree in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution from the Werner Institute at Creighton University in Omaha. Learn more about Kathleen here.
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Often times conflict is seen as something to solve, and quickly if possible. However, there are numerous conflicts both personally and globally that there isn’t an end in sight nor is it feasible to imagine one. Examples of ...

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Bridging The Gap with Conflict Coaching

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Conflict Specialist at Affirmative Dispute Resolution
Kathleen Folkerts is a Nebraska Conflict Specialist with formal training in resolving disputes.She received her Master’s degree in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution from the Werner Institute at Creighton University in Omaha. Learn more about Kathleen here.
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All of us face conflicts in our lives that are difficult and messy. Trying to figure out how to engage and even if to engage can be daunting. This is where Conflict Coaching plays an integral role. What is Conflict Coaching? ...

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