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Anna McLeod

Student Spotlight: Anna McLeod

Meet Anna McLeod, recent Abilene Christian University alumna and former guard for the women’s basketball team. From the court to the classroom, this Houston native found her niche as a Wildcat after transferring from Louisiana Tech during her Junior year to play for coach Julie Goodenough. Beyond her success on the court, McLeod graduated with … Continued
effective conflict resolution

The Role of Effective Conflict Resolution in Improving Relationships and Fostering Productivity

Workplace conflict can cause a tremendous amount of stress and lost productivity for organizations. An estimated 60-80 percent of challenges that businesses experience originate with strained relationships developing between coworkers. When this happens, it can cause hardship for people throughout the company. Team members begin to struggle to work together, finish projects, set goals, and … Continued

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5 Strategies You Can Use to Help Resolve Conflicts at Work

Whenever you have a group of people working together, there can be conflict. Maybe it’s a small disagreement over a minor issue … or it could be large, direction-changing argument that challenges the ability of the group to move forward. We’re people, flawed in how we communicate and get along. A Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) … Continued

Employee Conflict

8 Ways Great Managers Handle Employee Conflict

Workplace discord affects everyone. While every business will have its share of employees who don’t get along, if the culture of civility morphs into a culture of toxicity, productivity suffers. That means profitability suffers, too. Conflict on the job can’t be avoided, but it can be managed. And the skills required to appropriately manage a … Continued

Conflict Resolution

4 Signs Conflict Resolution is in Your Blood

Have you tried to make peace ever since you were a child? Do you hate it when people fight, when you know there are always answers to every conflict? Are you the one who regularly steps in to solve the family drama at holidays and reunions? If so, a degree in conflict resolution might be … Continued

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Keep the Peace: How Conflict Resolution Skills Help You in the Workplace

Conflicts will arise in the workplace; that’s a guarantee. How those situations are handled, though, can affect a company’s well-being. The ability to manage and resolve conflict has become a desirable asset in the workplace for managers and employees alike. In 2019, a study by Udemy cited conflict resolution as topping the list of in-demand soft skills … Continued