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Comprehensive and accessible coverage of the study of conflict Managing Conflict Through Communication helps students approach conflict constructively and learn more positive conflict management and resolution skills. Narratives and case studies make the material accessible and engaging to a diverse student audience. Discussion questions and exercises throughout the text provide a basis for classroom discussion and practical applications of concepts. This text is available in a variety of formats - print and digital. Check your favorite digital provider for your eText, including CourseSmart, Kindle, Nook, and more. To learn more about our programs, pricing options and customization, click the Choices tab. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: * Exercise positive conflict management and resolution skills * Understand why communication is essential to interpersonal relationships * Question the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors about conflict they have experienced in the past
1) Brief Table of Contents 2) Full Table of Contents Part One: Managing the Conflict Process Chapter 1: Introduction to the Study of Conflict Chapter 2: Communication Options in Conflict Chapter 3: Managing Conflict from a Theoretical Perspective Chapter 4: Responding to Conflict: A Practical Guide to Managing Your Own Conflicts Part Two: Breaking the Cycle of Escalation Chapter 5: Managing Violent Tendencies Chapter 6: Managing the Conflict Climate Chapter 7: Managing Face Chapter 8: Managing Anger and Stress Chapter 9: Managing Conflict through Forgiveness Part Three: Broadening Our Understanding of Conflict Processes Chapter 10: Managing Win-Lose Conflicts through Negotiation Chapter 11: Managing Other's Disputes through Mediation Chapter 12: Managing Workplace Conflict Chapter 13: Managing Social Conflict 2) Full Table of Contents Part One: Managing the Conflict Process Chapter 1: Introduction to the Study of Conflict What This Textbook Offers You The Nature of Conflict Conflict Management Chapter 2: Communication Options in Conflict Intangible Conflict Issues Dysfunctional Conflict Cycles Functional Conflict Cycles Collaboration: The Preferred Approach Communication Considerations: Choosing The Appropriate Communication Option Chapter 3: Managing Conflict from a Theoretical Perspective Intrapersonal Theories of Conflict Relationship Theories of Conflict Chapter 4: Responding to Conflict: A Practical Guide to Managing Your Own Conflicts The S-TLC System Part Two: Breaking the Cycle of Escalation Chapter 5: Managing Violent Tendencies Why Are People Violent? Interpersonal Violence Defined Two Types Of Interpersonal Violence Communication Approaches To The Study Of Interpersonal Violence Conflict May Be Inevitable But Violence Is Not Chapter 6: Managing the Conflict Climate Conflict Climate Managing the Conflict Climate Chapter 7: Managing Face Understanding the Demands of Face Two Types of Face: Positive and Autonomous Face Face Management Chapter 8: Managing Anger and Stress Stress Management Anger Management Chapter 9: Managing Conflict through Forgiveness The Need For Forgiveness And Reconciliation Advantages of Forgiveness Working through Forgiveness and Possible Reconciliation Moving beyond Victimization Part Three: Broadening Our Understanding of Conflict Processes Chapter 10: Managing Win-Lose Conflicts through Negotiation The Need for Negotiation Negotiation Basics Generating More Options Chapter 11: Managing Other's Disputes through Mediation The Need for Mediation Formal Versus Informal Mediation The Role of the Mediator The Mediation Process: Step by Step Chapter 12: Managing Workplace Conflict Conflicts Arising Out Of Differences In Goal Seeking Conflicts Arising Out Of Differences In Level Of Group Development Conflicts Arising Out Of Differences In Role Expecations How To Manage Workplace Conflict Differences In People: Diversity In The Workplace Work-Life Conflicts Workplace Bullying Chapter 13: Managing Social Conflict The Clash of Worldviews: Intractable Issues When World Views Clash: Conflicts Between You And "The Other."
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Pearson New International Edition of 5th Revised ed
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