I was outraged. I actually did that thing you see people do in the movies when they are taken aback and surprised. My jaw dropped and my eyes enlarged and I’m pretty sure I forgot to breathe for a sec… In one of my mediation’s recently a participant, let’s call her Pinocchio, lied. No, not a little extension of the truth….
Restore and Strengthen Your Workplace Relationships
At the ZALT Group, we provide practical advice and solutions to help resolve workplace issues such as conflict and employee dissatisfaction. We help you and your team: Focus on work and become productive again, regain energy and enthusiasm, improve engagement and communication, reduce feelings of discomfort and stress & minimise organisational and personal risk
When faced with workplace conflict, many managers look for a ‘quick fix’. Although that’s understandable when overworked and time-poor, acting quickly at the expense of acting appropriately can lead to even more problems.
We follow a well documents and established process ensuring that the elements of natural justice and procedural fairness are provided to all participants.
Practical, engaging workshops. The capacity for self-reflection is a key ingredient. How do your people stack up? The ZALT Group offers public and in-house training to empower teams on a range of workplace issues. We can tailor a course to your specific needs.
As qualified legal, HR and employee relations professionals, we advise on a wide range of employee relations issues – helping you answer many key questions.
Increasing our workplace resolution wisdom
I feel like the temperature in our workplaces is continually heating up. Maybe it’s just a reflection of our current fiery western culture where we appear to be less tolerant to disagreement and less open to alternatives to working through that agreement. So, I’ve been doing some research into the wisdom of ancient cultures and how they approached and resolved…
The path to a successful Workplace Investigation
Over the holidays I received a fevered call from a good client, “Dave”. He is an HR Officer at a smallish regional hospital. It was a bit of tricky and sensitive matter. It was an allegation of sexual harassment by a woman against another woman and he knew it was based on unwitnessed behaviours in the changerooms at the hospital….
Conflict Triage for Managers
The pressure is on managers to minimise risk, manage difficulty, strengthen relationships AND perform! Your effectiveness in managing difficulty and change is a major measure of your success and it will be scrutinised!! Our Conflict Triage for Managers is a chance to establish new skills, refresh existing skills and reflect on your current approach. You will walk away with practical…Read More