The strategical sessions for Ministry of Infrastructure representatives was held within PAR
On October 17-18, the representatives of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine and related agencies participated in the strategical session "Establishing dialogue and cooperation in the governmental authorities.", continuing the series of educational events within Public Administration Reform. The event was organized by the Reform Support Team at the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine together with the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine.
In the welcome speech the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Vladyslav Kryklii and Karen Roelke, the Deputy Head of the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine, highlighted the importance of the coordinated cooperation in the team, building the capacity of the organization by strengthening the dialogue and problem-solving skills.
In times of turbulence we are living through now, the dialogue plays a crucial role in establishing the cooperation and taking efficient management decisions. And the dialogue is a useful tool both for resolving hot conflicts, but also for strengthening teamwork in the process of implementing reforms, as it is a part of organizational culture in a state institution helps reduce conflict potential and increase efficiency of the organization.
For two days, participants worked out approaches to working with problem situations, the basics of the collaborative approach, the escalation of problem relationships, effective means to reduce the severity of problem situations.
As a result, the audience learned about qualitatively different approaches to decision-making and interaction within the team, gained skills and understanding of constructive problem solving, learned about approaches to working with conflicts based on stimulus exercises.