Presentation Theme

Working with Faculty and Administration

Presentation Type

Best Practice Presentation (45 minute presentation about a specific best practice)

Abstract

While circumstances of departmental conflicts are variable, one constant is that as chairs we end up involved. Although chairs cannot prevent conflict from occurring, there are steps we can take to minimize the consequences. This session offers strategies chairs can use to lead their departments through conflict more productively.

Keywords

• conflict • personnel • leadership • management • dispute resolution

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Departmental Fights: Finding Solutions and Maintaining Sanity as Chair

While circumstances of departmental conflicts are variable, one constant is that as chairs we end up involved. Although chairs cannot prevent conflict from occurring, there are steps we can take to minimize the consequences. This session offers strategies chairs can use to lead their departments through conflict more productively.