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NCFDD: How to Engage in Healthy Conflict

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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  • Do you often feel drained by departmental drama?
  • Do feel unclear how to handle conflicts that arise in your department?
  • Are you unsure when, where, and how to manage conflict with people who will be voting on your tenure?

Academics are notoriously conflict avoidant and the inability to manage conflict can result in negative physical, emotional, and relational consequences for tenure-track faculty. So why not learn early in your career to master the SKILL of healthy conflict so that you can effectively manage conflicts as they arise and avoid carrying around all of the negative energy, anger and resentment in your mind and body. In this webinar, you will learn:

  • How conflict-management is an essential part of thriving in the Academy.
  • How to decide when to push-back and when to pull back in the face of conflict.
  • The difference between healthy and unhealthy conflict.
  • How to get clear about the role that power plays in resolving departmental conflicts.
  • Ten tips for engaging in healthy conflict.

Free Individual Memberships for the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD)

Available to all Cornell students, postdocs, faculty, and staff

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Cornell is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD), a nationally recognized, independent organization providing online career development and mentoring resources. The NCFDD provides members with access to tools to increase research and writing productivity and improve work-life balance. 

Activate your account by following the steps below:

  1. Go to the NCFDD website
  2. Under “Select Your Institution,” choose “Cornell University”
  3. Select “Activate my Membership”
  4. Complete the registration form using your Cornell email address
  5. Check your Cornell email account to find a confirmation/welcome email. Click “Activate Account” in the email

Details

Date:
October 8
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facultydiversity.org/webinars/healthyconflict20

Other

Topic
Careers - Academic, Careers - Non-Academic, Diversity & Inclusion
Focus Area
Build Your Skills
Transferable Skills
Communications, Leadership & Management
Unit
Graduate School
NCFDD Event Registration

Venue

Webinar