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Conflict

Conflict is a common if unwelcome phenomenon. It causes annoyance, gives rise to fears and uses up a good deal of energy. At the same time, however, conflict can provide opportunities and open up perspectives. The more quickly a conflict is dealt with, the greater the chances that it will lead to a constructive solution. The ability to deal constructively with conflict is particularly important for managers.

We are familiar with the dynamics of conflict. We can help our clients prevent a conflict escalating and offer support to individuals and groups in finding their way out of a difficulty, analysing a situation and deciding on and adopting a solution.

We take on the following tasks on behalf of our clients:

  • help and mediation in acute conflict situations,
  • providing support for individual parties in a conflict by analysing the situation and one’s own behaviour and searching for a solution,
  • devising and running seminars and workshops.

Markus Kaiser

onion: werkplatz gmbh

«I have learned, and I am fully convinced of the fact, that as human beings it is in our nature to grow. For if we cease growing, we are either at dying or being suffocated.» Virginia Satir, 1916–1988

The content of this statement has deeply affected me. In my opinion it applies equally well to individuals and teams as to organisations. Throughout my work I do my best to encourage this growth, this kind of development.

Professional background

  • Independent coach and consultant for personal, management and organisational development in Baden since 1998; partner in onion: Consultancy Network since 2000
  • coach and consultant for personal and management development at Swissair (1993-1998)
  • professional and career consultant at the Berufsberatung Lenzburg; co-director (1985-1993)

Educational background

  • M.Sc. in organisational development, University of Klagenfurt, Faculty of Interdisciplinary Research and Further Education, Vienna, 2006
  • Course in integrative therapy, gestalt therapy and fostering of creativity (Fritz Perls Institute, Düsseldorf), 1996
  • Swiss Higher Diploma in Human Resources from the School of Business and Administration, Olten, 1994
  • Course in client-centered therapy, Swiss Association for the person centered approach, 1988
  • Diploma in psychology (Institute of Applied Psychology IAP), careers advisor 1986
  • Apprenticeship as Mechanical engineer

Miscellaneous information

Member of:
Forum für Organisationsentwicklung, www.oe-forum.ch
Swiss Professional Association of Applied Psychology, www.sbap.ch

Joint projects with:
Amrei Rasch, coach and consultant, M +41 79 650 97 77, office@amreirasch.ch
Daniel Schaufelberger, coach and consultant, tel. +41 79 708 84 90

Further important links: www.yogabaden.ch, www.sac-baden.ch, www.sac-pizterri.ch