In continuing with the theme of improving the Workplace environment, today's article covers: Facilitating Positive Change in the Workplace.
From the article:
Facilitation can be an invaluable tool to promote a positive work environment and prevent the escalation of employment disputes. In contrast to mediation, which focuses on conflicts that have reached an impasse or resulted in the filing of a formal complaint—facilitation may be used early in an employment conflict. Facilitation is particularly useful in addressing workplace climate issues, such as incivility, bullying, harassment, and disputes concerning promotion, salary, and benefits.
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- Pre-facilitation Interviews and Work Environment Survey
- Facilitated Small Group Meetings
- Facilitated Large Group Meetings
When reading the article, can you think of how you might apply facilitation to create positive change for Members in the Workplace?
There are several courses included in the Leadership Academy section of ALLIANCELearning.ca that support this topic. If you would like a place to start, consider Navigating Difficult Conversations, Developing Positive Relationships at Work, or Taking Control of Conflict (use your CUSW id and password to log in).