Conflict Managed Organisations

Written by: admin on Thursday, April 18th, 2013
Article and photograph by Jon Kenfield

Article and photograph by Jon Kenfield

  • Conflict Management Systems are processes and procedures used by businesses and organisations to prevent, manage and resolve complaints, disputes and conflicts. The problems range from internal workplace disputes between: (a) employees and employees; (b) employees and management and (c) management and management, to external problems with customers, clients and other stakeholders (eg: suppliers, contractors, shareholders and financiers). Modern, best practice risk management requires all organisations, irrespective of type and size, to have appropriate and effective conflict management systems in place … Read More…

Use Mediation for better Wills, Estate and Succession Planning

Written by: admin on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
Photography by Jon Kenfield

Photography by Jon Kenfield

  • Introduction Succession planning for the family business and estate planning for family continuity are closely related – both in the interests they address and the problems they have to overcome.¬† Modern businesses, like modern families, are increasingly complex, making effective planning a daunting and mind-boggling challenge, even for the most incisive individuals. ¬†This article explains how mediation, a process of assisted negotiation using an independent expert, can be used to develop practical, comprehensive plans for family business succession and estate … Read More…