Cynthia Barnes-Slater

Cynthia Barnes Slater has over 20 years’ experience as a HR manager and consultant in the US, Europe and Asia, with both public and Fortune 500 companies. Currently, she is a Director of Human Resources at the University of California at Berkeley.

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Articles and Video:

Measuring Conflict: Both The Hidden Costs and the Benefits of Conflict Management Interventions (08/18/02)
Providing the executive team with quantitative and qualitative data (as opposed to anecdotes) about the costs of conflict will build the HR manager’s credibility as a business partner as there are significant hidden costs within employee conflicts, costs that an organization incurs long before a lawsuit is filed.