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  • The Untrustworthy Hot Button -Triggers Create Mistrust

    By na - A recent survey of 2,000 employees conducted by Yahoo!Shine and Fitness Magazine found that women are most likely to be annoyed when another steals credit for their ideas. This peeve is number one on the list for 41 percent of all women (and 36 percent of men). Perhaps because younger employees are less likely to speak up for themselves on the job, 44 percent of 18-34 year-olds, men and women, say this is really ticks them off. This type of pet peeve exemplifies the hot button called untrustworthy found on the Conflict Dynamics Profile (CDP) instrument. (Added: 13-Mar-2012 Hits: 781 )
  • Conflict Behavior In Organizations - A detailed explanation

    By Amarendra Bhushan - An extensive and lengthy article that will help you understand the good and bad of conflicts in an organization (not all conflicts are bad), and some of the dynamics and outcomes of organizational conflict. Also explains the various ways to manage conflict effectively. (Added: 8-Oct-2005 Hits: 9377 )
  • Polarization and Conflict

    By na - During recent months heated exchanges that have been highlighted in the media have led some to describe a Coarsening of our national discourse. The conflicts seem to point to polarization that could make collaboration unachievable. In Becoming a Conflict Competent Leader, Tim Flanagan and Craig Runde introduced the concept of intensity levels of conflict. On the lower end differences and misunderstandings are part of our normal experience and can be overcome by taking time to listen carefully to one another. When these are not managed they can grow into disagreements which require more effort to resolve. (Added: 13-Mar-2012 Hits: 816 )
  • Conflict Stages - How They Begin, Grow And Become Intractable

    By Eric Brahm - Written more about international conflict than interpersonal conflict, one can argue the stages are the same, and therefore exceedingly useful to help us understand how our conflicts start and grow worse. (Added: 4-Feb-2015 Hits: 697 )
  • Frames, Framing and Reframing Conflict

    By Sandra Kaufman - Discusses the various types of "framing" groups and individuals apply to conflict situations, and how reframing can help to resolve. (Added: 4-Feb-2015 Hits: 678 )

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