conflict resolution

On Life and Football – An Interview with Referee Rant

Over at my buddy, Ralph’s, “Referee Rant” podcast series, my latest entry: https://refereerant.com/episode-252-the-rant-kene-erike/ We explore my thoughts on COVID, real-world conflict resolution, and navigating the games—within the game—of football. Some time stamps below….

Blame Games: Personal Accountability in the Context of Group Performance

[Listen to the audio version here: https://soundcloud.com/user-31492767/blame-games-jttg-september-2020] Over at Women 2.0, a look at the relationship between finger-pointing and group performance: You’ve got to decide how important winning is to you. Weigh the long-term risk of fracturing team chemistry with the here-and-now threat of losing the current skirmish. This can be particularly-tough when dealing with one-off competitions …

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Conflict Management: Your New Year’s Resolution

Happy New Year, folks. Over at Women 2.0, my latest piece: A cornered person is a dangerous person; allowing outs prevents knock-down-drag-out affairs. Our words have tremendous power. In the digital age, where text is king, there’s no reason to ever distribute communication with the intent of inciting the recipient — -even if it feels good in …

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The Game Within The Game: Tricks of The Trade For Conflict Resolution in Basketball

One of the main talking points in the 2016 NBA Playoffs has been the impact of officiating on game outcomes. Officials will forever be a focal point of post-game criticism because of technology’s growing role in sports—shining an ever-brightening spotlight on human error— and the allure of counterfactual thinking. It brought to mind an article …

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