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Business Conflict Resolution
Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada, SIG Leader
Under an earlier forum topic entitled "", there was a great discussion using Six Thinking Hats. This posting is a more advanced version and describes how Stephen Covey's can be combined and integrated with Six Thinking Hats to accomplish a resolution for a (business) conflict. The suggested 'hat sequence' for such situation is: Blue ⇒ White ⇒ Green, Yellow, Black, Red ⇒ Blue: Step 1: BLUE HAT The Blue Hat involves thinking about the process we will use, clarifying what is the end goal, and validating that everyone is willing and in the right frame of mind to resolve the conflict. Habit 4 is Think Win-Win. It is a level a maturity that requires a person to be open-minded and humble. By humble we mean not letting one's selfishness and ego get in the way. It also says be aware of people not interested in Win-Win and bringing a Win-Lose, Lose-Win, or Lose-Lose attitude. As a Blue Hat facilitator, attempt to feel the initial tension in the room. If you sense (...) Read more? Sign up for free
 

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