This book draws on a wide range of practical examples to describe how conflicts within organisations are traditionally managed and the complementary conflict management methods that can be employed. Stephan Proksch clearly explains these innovative methods and their potential applications. The central focus is on mediation as an effective form of conflict resolution. Discussion and questioning techniques as conflict management tools are explained in simple and concise terms.
The Handbook of Conflict Management cuts across theoretical perspectives, strategic models, and situational contexts as the first all-encompassing conflict management reference. A young field in both research and practice, this foundational text sets precedents for furthering academic study and real-world progress in managing diverse instances of c
This book brings together over 40 papers presented at the 1992 International Construction Conflict Management & Resolution Conference held in Manchester, UK. Six themes are covered, including alternative dispute resolution, conflict management, claims procedures, litigation and arbitration, international construction, and education and the future. With papers from arbitrators, architects, barristers, civil engineers, chartered surveyors and solicitors, this book represents the first multi-disciplinary body of knowledge on Construction Conflict and will act as a unique source of reference for both legal and construction professionals.
Conflict Management is an easy-to-read and high-powered toolfor understanding and managing conflict situations. Conflict canspiral out of control, but if you understand how the spiral worksyou may be able to prevent it from even beginning. In this book you will find many options for managing conflict,including: planning goal setting compromise mediation Expert communicator Baden Eunson also takes an in-depth look atnegotiation skills. He offers a visual and fresh approach to thework of strategies and tactics, negotiation styles, the importanceof listening and questioning skills, the reasons why the locationof negotiation can affect its outcome, and why the phrase 'win-win'is not a cliché but a technique for success.
Successful management depends on the ability to quickly and effectively manage conflicts. Conflict Resolution includes hands-on information for effectively communicating with employees, disciplining and even terminating employees, understanding and using organizational politics, and more.
Conflict Management and Resolution provides students with an overview of the main theories of conflict management and conflict resolution, and will equip them to respond to the complex phenomena of international conflict.
In the workplace, clear concise communication is always a necessary factor to embrace. We as individuals need to remain responsible enough to actively resolve our internal conflicts and be able to articulate our basic needs in a respectful manner to others. This text is a useful tool in finding your way in conflict management.
New ways of managing conflict are increasingly important features of work and employment in organizations. In the book the world's leading scholars in the field examine a range of innovative alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practices, drawing on international research and scholarship and covering both case studies of major exemplars and developments in countries in different parts of the global economy. This Handbook gives a comprehensive overview of thisgrowing field, which has seen an explosion of programmes of study in university business and law schools and in executive education programmes.
When people work together in a diverse and dynamic environment, conflict and disagreements inevitably arise. Learning to resolve disagreements constructively is the key to maintaining healthy work relationships and fostering a productive workplace. CONFLICT MANAGEMENT (formerly titled MANAGING DISAGREEMENT CONSTRUCTIVELY) helps readers improve their interpersonal, communication, and mediation skills. Several exercises and case studies throughout the book give the lessons relevance and practical application in the real world. Readers will also become familiar with the guiding principles behind conflict management, the nine approaches to managing disagreement, and a four-phase process for resolving conflict. With the proper understanding of the nature of conflict and with the tools to handle disagreements constructively, readers will be able to enrich their work, their relationships, and their careers.
“Raines masterfully blends the latest empirical research on workplace conflict with practical knowledge, skills, and tools to effectively manage and prevent a wide range of conflict episodes. This is a highly applicable ‘top shelf book’ that will assist anyone from the aspiring manager to top level management and leadership in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. It will also be a fast favorite of professors, trainers, and students of business and conflict management.” - Brian Polkinghorn, Distinguished Professor, Center for Conflict Resolution, Salisbury University. “With her broad dispute resolution, teaching, and editing experience, Susan Raines is uniquely qualified to organize what is known about conflict management in the workplace. She has succeeded in providing private, public, and nonprofit managers with accessible concepts and tools to deal effectively with the internal and external conflicts they must confront every day. Essential reading for all managers!” - Alan E. Gross, senior director, training coordinator, New York Peace Institute “After reading an advance copy of Raine’s impressive book, I can’t wait to begin to use it as a seminal text in my classes in organizational conflict. I am amazed at her ability to cover so well such disparate subjects as systems design, public policy disputes, small and large group processes, customer conflicts, conflicts in a unionized environment, and conflicts within regulatory contexts. Her user-friendly writing style is enhanced by her salient examples of exemplary and mistake-laden practices within public and private sector organizations. A ‘must-read’ for scholars, students, and practitioners interested in organizational conflict.” - Neil H. Katz, professor, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Nova-Southeastern University “Conflict management skills are essential to a manager’s success. Raines, a leading scholar and practitioner, provides a comprehensive and strategic new guide to these critical skills and how to use them in any organization.” - Lisa Blomgren Bingham, Keller-Runden Professor of Public Service, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University