The Path Through Conflict

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The Path Through Conflict

Time & Location

Mar 20, 2019, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Moody's Event Center, 4888 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Hayes, VA 23072, USA

About The Event

Conflict is something we all encounter, especially at work. It's difficult to eliminate conflict completely, however with the right tools, there are ways to work through it successfully.

Hear from two esteemed professionals on how to navigate conflict in the workplace. They'll discuss the main types of conflict, identifying strategies for conflict management, improving group outcomes, functioning in groups and individually, using conflict to enhance group function, and more.

Lunch and certificate of attendance will be provided.

AGENDA

8:30 - 9:00

Check-In

9 -11:30

Dr. Wagner

Understanding Organizational Culture & Conflict: What’s Your Strategy?

- Defining the main types of conflict in the organizational setting

- Identifying strategies for conflict management to re-frame conflict and organizational dissent into productive forces for organizational improvement

-Participant sharing of personal workplace examples

11:30 - 12.:00

Lunch

12:00 - 2:30

Dr. Malone

Properly managed conflict can improve group outcomes

- 11 Commandments for an Enthusiastic Team and implementing them

- Share useful notions about human functioning individually and in groups

- Explore the Group Goal Attainment Process with emphasis on the steps where conflict can enhance the group function and productivity

OUR SPEAKERS

DR. PAUL MALONE, PH. D.

Dr. Malone earned his Ph. D. in psychology at the University of Houston 49 years ago. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in Virginia. Originally from Houston, Texas (a city of 4 million), he moved to Urbanna (a town of 489) seven years ago.

He has had a wide ranging career, including college professor, director of a federal research project, staff psychologist at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, business management consultant, general manager of a technology development company, Vice President for business development at a telecommunications company, administrator of a community based mental health program, and he still maintains a private practice in Urbanna today.

His experience as a businessman, a business management consultant and a psychologist provides both theoretical and practical bases for his understanding of leadership issues.

DR. CHUCK WAGNER, ED. D

Charles A. “Chuck” Wagner currently serves the community of Gloucester, VA as an Assistant Superintendent for Instruction for Gloucester County Public Schools, a position held since 2011. Prior to his leadership experience in Gloucester, Dr. Wagner served for fifteen years as a high school teacher, assistant principal, and principal in the Williamsburg-James City County school division.

In addition to his experience in public K-12 education, , Dr. Wagner is an adjunct professor in the Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership Program of the School of Education at The College of William & Mary, and helped launch the SURN Principal Academy—part of the W&M School-University Research Network (SURN)—one of the leading regional professional learning institutes that serves 30 member school divisions in southeastern Virginia, providing job-embedded leadership coaching to improve school effectiveness and student achievement in member schools.

Dr. Wagner’s professional interests include school improvement, organizational effectiveness and change strategies, leadership development and coaching, and enhancing the instructional capacity of classroom teachers to improve student learning.

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