(Wilmot & Hocker, 2011 p.144) advises that developing a repertoire of diverse styles and tactics may require some stretching of one’s comfort zone. Conflict communications skills Effective conflict resolution with respect to communication can be achieved through conscious awareness of how you listen, summarize, question and interact with people. to begin I respect everyone that I come in contact with and during a conflict resolution session this is somewhat challenging, but when you are in a dispute you could actually dislike the other person. It is important to threat that other person with some respect if within yourself that person does not deserve it. This approach softens the time that I am engaged with the person, and knowing that the issue at hand could possibly affect more than just who is in the room is all the more reason to be mindful of how I treat that person.
Along with the pay gap, workplace discrimination is a serious issue. Smallbusiness.chron.com states that, "Stereotypical views regarding gender can cause supervisors to engage in the illegal practice of passing a person over for promotion due to gender" (Gluck). Because of the stereotypes, or gender roles as I explained earlier, women are not looked at as serious contenders for raises and/or promotions. Not only is this extremely problematic, it is also illegal, as the quote points out. Sexual harassment is an even bigger issue in the workplace so it seems.
The issue of sexual harassment has been encountered by women and it has been the unspoken tabu for many years. Sexual harassment wasn?t uncommon in the workplace women were known to be sexually harassed. Sexual harassment was common by male coworkers and supervisors. As women joined the workforce that was dominated by men sexual harassment was on the rise. In 1991 women began to speak out publicly regarding sexual harassment issues and much of this progress was due to Professor Anita Hill and Judge Clearance Thomas hearing.
This can consist of sexual harassment, lack of role models, and even trying to balance their family. Most of the stressors women have to deal in policing just simply have to be faced and battle through them. Starting of with sexual harassment. Just like other jobs in society sometimes female will have to face with male harassing females; but if the female feels disrespected or wants it to stop, they just report it. The role model part in policing can be interrupted due to the fact of sexual harassment.
Through these initiatives, a broad consensus around how this kind of treatment should be defined has been developed: it is usually identified as sex-based or sexual behavior unwelcome to its recipient. The research conducted on its extent and dynamics has confirmed that workplace sexual harassment, although it has male victims, is overwhelmingly directed at women. Moreover, it appears to be more often encountered by those who are in a less-powerful labor market position, including young workers, domestic workers, women in non-traditional jobs, migrant workers and women in the informal sector. It is also apparent that sexual harassment imposes heavy costs on both its victims and their employers.
When you do not do this you are ignoring the things that you may have done in order to escalate the problem • “ Agreement and resolution come when the two people involved in a conflict create a plan of action that includes ways to meet the underlying concerns of both parties.” “ Staying on pathways of collaborative communication is vital to successful conflict resolution. Any slippage will inadvertently risk producing triggering process-induced conflict. Learning these skills can give you guardrails that keep you safe. What's vital on the listening end is that we learn to listen seriously to our own wishes and concerns, and also to hear the wishes and underlying concerns of others. I call that dual ability bilateral listening, that is, two-sided listening.
Men are usually the ones who initiate any sexual act that’s going to take place. Therefore it’s more common to find that the men are harassing the women not saying it’s never vice versa but women are shown more in my research. My personal experiences aren’t exactly direct but it gave me a firsthand view on how this issue is sometimes hard to recognize but very prominent in society today. Studies show that being sexually harassed can effect and devastate your psychological health, physical well-being and vocational development. Therefore it’s better to be aware of the history, and behavioral concepts of this issue to avoid it from happening to you.
In this situation, empathic listening requires the understanding on why the he is behaving in such manner. Yet, detaching (the listener) later to view objectively shall give the listener a glimpse of unwanted or bad encounters the he might have gone through. Secondly, nonjudgmental-critical listening refers to the extent to which you accept and support the speaker. Listening with an open mind, with a view toward simply understanding is nonjudgmental as judgment is suspended until the relevant messages are fully understood. On the other hand, critical listening considers the view towards making some kind of evaluation that helps ... ... middle of paper ... ...t to be done.
I also believe if given an opportunity most people will be able to see the good in others and forge a relationship of some sort. Conerly (2004), further states two things attribute to the way conflict is managed. One is the importance of meeting your own goals and the other is the importance you attribute to relationships and wanting to get along with others. Conflicts arise when people’s interest, values, actions, views or expectation come into contact and there is a difference of opinion and thus a disagreement (Conerly, 2004). The way people view the conflict will determine whether the resolution will negative or positive consequences.
It is important to keep in mind that people receive and react to information different. Therefore, due diligence must be done prior to communicating the change to employees. Hayes (2014), encourages change managers to keep an open line of communication with employees. Although these ones may not agree or support the upcoming change, they value the information being given to them at the onset and may eventually tolerate or accept the change. Therefore, it is important for change managers to not only communicate with employees, but provide relevant information, as the quality of the communication is of the utmost importance.