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DIALOGUE, DIALOGUE & DIALOGUE – THE MOST REASONABLE OPTION AS GOVERNMENT/LABOUR NEGOTIATE

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Negotiation and discussion are the greatest weapons we have for promoting peace and development – Nelson Mandela  “A man whose personality is fully developed never fears anything; he cringes not, and never feels inferior to anyone; His breadth of mind enables him to exercise his freedom in such a manner as not to endanger the interests and freedom of others. He is a citizen of the world – free from narrow prejudices. He is what he is because the three main constituents of his entity – his body, brain, and mind – are fully developed. Mens Sana in Corpore Sano!”  – Obafemi Awolowo – Voice of Reason (1981) Peace and development cannot exist without justice, justice cannot exist without fairness, fairness cannot exist without development, development cannot exist without democracy, democracy cannot exist without respect for the identity and worth of cultures and peoples. — Rigoberta Menchu I think that nonviolence is one way of saying that there are other ways to solve problems, not only through weapons and war. Nonviolence also means the recognition that the person on one side of the trench and the person on the other side of the trench are both human beings, with the same faculties. At some point they have to begin to understand one another. – Rigoberta Menchu WRANGLING OR CONTENTION IS A HUMAN TRAIT: The first two personalities quoted above need no introduction. They came and saw it all; engraving their names on the positive pages of history. They are unique role models. The author of the last three quotes above, is much younger than many of the parties on the negotiating table for the implementation of the new minimum wage currently ongoing. Rigoberta Menchú, 60 years old, is a Guatemalan who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1992. That is no mean achievement. Terrific Headlines adopts a neutral posture in the matter of threats of industrial action. We are on the side of the common good which dictates that parties to a dispute must consider all facts available and pursue the option of peaceful resolution of conflicts; which could, however, break down should parties fail to agree. But for the common good, they must understand themselves. GOVERNANCE AS A DIFFICULT TASK: Human resource management is the most difficult part of management.  It is a reality that an Obafemi Awolowo or Nnamdi Azikiwe would have flourished and excelled tremendously…

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