Graham Massie, CEDR Director of Consultancy, commenting on the recent passing of the actor Peter Falk, who played the popular TV Detective, Columbo. So farewell Peter Falk, and thank you. For demonstrating that a sharp mind doesn’t need a sharp suit – sometimes a trusted raincoat will do. For revealing the power of the friendly […]
By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Co-ordinator The front cover of July’s issue of Public Servant magazine shows Francis Maude, Cabinet Office Minister, asking us the reader the question; why strike now? He is of course referring to the potential upcoming strikes regarding public sector pensions and the government’s plans for reform. He describes how “current […]
By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Co-ordinator The recent revelations about the abuse suffered by the residents of the Winterbourne View care home in the outskirts of Bristol, allegedly administered by the custodians entrusted with their wellbeing, are a shocking reminder of the potential humans possess to completely disregard others needs and deny others their fundamental […]
By Fiona Colquhoun, Director, and Daniel Kershen, Foundation Co-ordinator, CEDR Personnel Today, 23rd May 2011, reports on the findings of a conflict management survey, (XpertHR) describing how half of the organisations surveyed have adapted their conflict resolution strategies to include mediation. This is positive news for long term mediation campaigners such as CEDR. The survey […]
by Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Co-ordinator The emphasis on workplace mediation is unfortunately yet to prevail in all workplace arenas. Oh the beautiful game (aka. Football), how regularly you show us your fickle nature. A recent case in point is the former Chelsea manager’s premiership plight after the recent premiership title dogfight. For what might […]
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