Recently our Executive Director Susan Yates participated in this Q&A by Liz Markel on the topic of navigating through conflict at the Nonprofit Chicago blog. The blog is hosted by the Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management at North Park University. Susan will present a workshop on this subject at North Park University on March 25. Reprinted from Nonprofit Chicago:
Is there anything positive about conflict?
Yes! If we all just got along all the time, we wouldn’t improve our decisions or learn how to understand one another better. Just as we know that diversity of backgrounds and experiences enrich our nonprofits, so does some healthy disagreement. The question is how you and your organization manage that conflict. (more…)