Webinar: Social Media in Workplace Conflict

9th March 2018

12:00 UK time

No one can deny that social media are here to stay. Services such as Facebook and Twitter are part of many peoples’ everyday lives and, while they can be a benign source of communication or entertainment, when people are in conflict, they can become weapons.

When mediating workplace conflicts, we are increasingly seeing disputing parties using social media to attack each other, either directly, or, more often, behind their backs.

Examples of how social media can be used during interpersonal conflict include:

  • Spreading rumours
  • Telling secrets that were told in confidence
  • Sharing embarrassing photos
  • Encouraging others to ostracise the victim

This webinar will look at the issues surrounding social media’s part in modern interpersonal conflicts and consider how this should inform mediation practice.

At a glance

  • Free 45-minute webinar
  • Presentation followed by Q&A
  • Booking required (see below)
  • Who should attend?
    • Mediators working in workplace, family, or neighbourhood settings
    • HR managers
    • Team leaders
    • Housing associations
    • Social workers

Watch a previous webinar

To give you an idea of what to expect on the webinar, here's a recording from October on the subject of 'How Mediation Works'.

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To book your place on this free 'Social Media in Workplace Conflict' webinar, just complete the form below. We'll send you a confirmation email, then, on the morning of the webinar, we'll send you the link to the webinar, so you'll have time to check everything's working ahead of the webinar starting at 12pm.

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Founded in 1999 by Dr Mike Talbot, UK Mediation have come to be recognised as the pioneering thought leader in mediation and mediation training.

Based in the United Kingdom and operating all over the world, UK Mediation uses only the most experienced mediators and adult educators: resolving disputes for people or training them how to do it for themselves.

We are mediation specialists. We understand how and why mediation works, we are experts in training and qualifying mediators, and we are passionate about what we do.

We know that a lot of mediators are throwing accreditations round like they are going out of fashion, so we will make it simple. We have all of the accreditations you would expect as well as Ofqual and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Not to mention we are the only mediation company to carry the Investors in People and ISO9001 awards.

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