The Conflict Survival Kit

The Conflict Survival Kit : Tools for Resolving Conflict at Work

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Offering essential tools and strategies for conflict management,The Conflict Survival Kit: Tools for Resolving Conflict at Work is designed for those who need instant skill building and practical methods for handling organizational and personal conflicts. It provides a firm grounding in basic interpersonal communication and management skills-such as rapport building, empathetic listening, behavior modeling, reframing, problem solving and decision making-and contains unique chapters on practice and application. Tools for the Conflict Survival Kit provide strategies that can be used immediately in workplace situations. Case studies and role plays give students practice communicating, negotiating, and problem-solving and an opportunity to refine and develop this important craft.
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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 200.66 x 251.46 x 22.86mm | 748.42g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131183036
  • 9780131183032
  • 2,176,621

Table of contents

1. The Nature of ConflictPART I: THE THEORY AND CONTEXT FOR MANAGING CONFLICT IN THE WORKPLACE2. Preventing Conflict3. Approaches to Conflict4. Working Towards CollaborationPART II: INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR RESOLVING CONFLICT5. The Three Channels of Communication6. Listening to Resolve Conflict and Build Lasting Relationships7. The Communication ContinuaPART III: PREPARING TO RESOLVE CONFLICTS8. Are you Capable?9. Opening the Doors to Conflict ResolutionPART IV: APPLICATION AND PRACTICE10. The Building Blocks of Collaboration11. Integrative Negotiation: Negotiating as Partners12. Overcoming Barriers to Integrative Negotiation13. Mediating Conflicts Between Parties14. Decision Making Choices for the Manager15. Handling Conflicts Requiring Direct Confrontation16. Special Situations: "Opportunistic" Employees, Workplace Violence, and TerminationsCONCLUSION17. Achieving Effectiveness as a Conflict Manager
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