Imagine a workplace where conflicts are respectfully dealt
with. A place where issues and problems are resolved--not swept under the rug.
Imagine a workplace where the boss and employees respect one another, discuss
important matters, treat each other fairly and respectfully and where everyone
enjoys coming to work, being productive and accomplishing the tasks at hand.
This is what we're all about. Each member of the Workplace
Harmony™ team is skilled at making your workplace a more productive and
enjoyable place for you.
Workplace Harmony™ will identify employee dilemmas and work
to resolve existing issues and prevent further conflicts. We offer services to
help your organization raise productivity, improve customer service, reduce
jobsite tensions and increase workplace synergism.
In addition to workplace mediation, training and consultation,
we have successfully facilitated settlements and meetings for non-profit
organizations, businesses, contractors, public service agencies, real estate
offices, manufacturers, design and engineering firms, and municipalities. In
addition, we have developed many programs to reduce workplace tension and
increase productivity. These programs include workbooks and other written,
informative and instructive materials.
Company History and
Atkin, Founder and Consultant
Joe Atkin is a practicing counselor
and mediator who has
spent many years working with organizational systems. Unlike typical
consultants, Joe is experienced in personal, interpersonal, and group
dynamics. Joe began his business career as assistant to the Director
of Human Services in a large Chicago corporation. He often comments
nostalgic amusement as to just how naive he was as a young junior
executive. In the following years, he moved up through the ranks
business world, and in the early 1980s, he entered the counseling
a short time, he began to consult on workplace distress reductions, and
with troubled employees through Employee Assistance Programs, where he
experience as a Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor and Mediator.
Atkin, MS, Certified Professional Consultant and TrainerTM
After receiving her two Bachelor of Science degrees: BS Communication Studies and BS
Social Sciences, Suzanne continued her
education and graduated with honors, receiving a Master of
Science Degree in
Studies with an emphasis in organizational communication and pedagogy.
degrees while simultaneously working in a fast-paced and fluid
high-tech environment, Suzanne is able to apply many academic
concepts to real-world
situations. This integration of education and practical application
passion for teaching, training and consulting. Currently, Suzanne
a communication instructor for
serveral universities and community colleges.
Additionally Suzanne is a Certified
MediatorTM who practices and trains in effective conflict response.