Tim Hicks

Tim Hicks

Tim Hicks has a private practice based in Eugene, Oregon providing mediation, facilitation, and conflict management consultation and services to individuals and organizations. From 2006 to 2014, he was the first director of the Masters degree program in Conflict and Dispute Resolution at the University of Oregon. His most recent book, Embodied Conflict: the neural basis of conflict and communication (Routledge, 2018), is available with a 20% discount by using the code FLR40 at www.routledge.com/9781138087118.




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Articles and Video:

Conflict Resolution is a Change Process, But What is Changing?: The Neural Reality of Conflict Experience (04/08/19)
A conflict resolution process is a change process.

Embodied Conflict - Chapter II. The Neural Encoding Function (03/02/19)
Embodied Conflict presents the neural encoding function in layman’s terms, outlining seven key characteristics and exploring their implications for communication, relationship, and conflict resolution.

Introduction to Embodied Conflict: the neural roots of conflict and communication (03/01/19)
Embodied Conflict presents the neural encoding function in layman’s terms, outlining seven key characteristics and exploring their implications for communication, relationship, and conflict resolution.

What Could be the Source of Modern Polarization? (08/03/18)
Everyone’s talking polarization these days.

Seven Steps for Effective Problem Solving in the Workplace (02/28/17)
Problem-solving and decision-making. Ask anyone in the workplace if these activities are part of their day and they answer 'Yes!' But how many of us have had training in problem-solving?

When And Why To Use An External Mediator (06/25/00)
For a mediation program to be successful in the corporate setting, access to an external mediator is critical. If an internal mediator program is instituted, it should include the option for staff to request an external mediator. The more serious the conflict, the more important it is that the parties have access to an external mediator.

What Is Mediation And How Does It Fit Into The Workplace? (05/12/00)
Mediation provides a structured setting in which the parties meet with a neutral third party to accomplish what they have been unable to accomplish on their own: hear and understand each other; become clearer on what their interests and goals are; problem solve and build agreements.

Keep Your Workplace Team Tuned Up (09/25/98)
When there are problems with a team, you can’t trade it in. Regular tune-ups keep teams on the road in today’s fast-paced work environment.Team Tune Ups can focus on various functional elements, including: communication; problem solving; conflict resolution; decision making; effective meetings; team identity; team mission ; clarifying objectives and expectations; interdependence and coordination; interaction with other groups; creativity; productivity; and performance evaluation.

Products:

Understanding the Neural Basis for Communication and Conflict
This is a course by Tim Hicks, discussing the neural basis for communication and conflict.

This is based on his recent book, Embodied Conflict: the neural basis of conflict and communication (Routledge, 2018)

Understanding the Neural Basis for Communication and Conflict is a 7-part series focusing on the speaker with extensive written materials.   

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