A Conversation with Bernie Mayer

Bryan Hanson, Michael Miller, William J. Leggio
2016 Creighton Journal of Interdisciplinary Leadership  
<p>Bernie Mayer, Ph.D., author of four books related to conflict engagement joined Bryan Hanson, Michael Miller, and William Leggio to discuss the relationship between a leader's ability to transform complex environments and the leader's capacity to engage constructively with conflict. Throughout the interview, Dr. Mayer shared concepts from his two most recent books, Staying with Conflict and The Conflict Paradox. Among the many important takeaways for current and aspiring leaders, Dr. Mayer
more » ... eaders, Dr. Mayer emphasized the importance of: recognizing the enduring nature of conflict, the roots to the conflict that emerges within organizations, the influence cultural and power dynamics have on conflict, and the understanding that conflict is actually healthy for an organization.</p><p>The video of this interview can be found at, <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psxIoPRBx3Y" target="_blank">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psxIoPRBx3Y</a></p>
doi:10.17062/cjil.v2i1.49 fatcat:6qzedtgdhjdprma4k736pytkzu