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ConCom: Conflict Communication A New Paradigm in Conscious Communication, 2014

ConCom: Conflict Communications presents a functional taxonomy to see, understand and manipulate the roots of conflict. If you have ever wondered why your boss ignored a suggestion that could save millions of dollars, or why you have the same argument again and again with your spouse, the answers are here. As well as the tools to do something about it.


Sworn To Conflict: Courtlight #3, 2013

Entire Courtlight series available here: Ciardis Weathervane fought for the living dead and won. But worse than taking on a mass murderer, was her discovery that she had been deceived by her friends. Now she needs to not only fight a war in the North and survive, but also decide where she stands in the midst of competing sides. A threat to all she holds dear lies in the North and her heart is not the only thing ...


The High-Conflict Couple: A Dialectical Behavior Therapy Guide to Finding Peace, Intimacy, and Validation
Alan E. Fruzzetti

New Harbinger Publications, 2006

You hear and read a lot about ways to improve your relationship. But if you've tried these without much success, you're not alone. Many highly reactive couples—pairs that are quick to argue, anger, and blame—need more than just the run-of-the-mill relationship advice to solve their problems in love. When destructive emotions are at the heart of problems in your relationship, no amount of effective communication or intimacy building will fix ...


From Conflict to Creative Collaboration: A User's Guide to Dynamic Facilitation
Rosa Zubizarreta

Two Harbors Press, 2014

A detailed user's guide for organizational consultants, facilitators, and mediators. As group facilitators, we can use methods like Open Space Technology, Future Search, and World Cafe to reliably evoke ''group magic'' when working with larger groups. Yet how can we tap into the generative power of self-organization when working with smaller groups -- especially ones facing complex and conflict-laden issues? In From Conflict to Creative ...


People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts
Robert Bolton

Touchstone, 1986

Improve your personal and professional relationships instantly with this timeless guide to communication, listening skills, body language, and conflict resolution. A wall of silent resentment shuts you off from someone you love....You listen to an argument in which neither party seems to hear the other....Your mind drifts to other matters when people talk to you.... People Skills is a communication-skills handbook that can help you ...


Difficult People at Work - Communication, Conflict Resolution and Cooperation with Difficult Coworkers ...

Howard Romst, 2014

Learn How to Deal with Difficult People at Work Over the years, I have worked for a number of employers, everything from small mom and pop shops all the way up to multinational conglomerates. I've also ran a number of my own businesses in various fields. Although each work place differed greatly in philosophy, products and procedures, they all shared one common problem; conflict between employees. No matter how well meaning and adjusted ...


Everything Is Workable: A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution
Diane Musho Hamilton

Shambhala, 2013

Using mindfulness to work with and resolve the inevitable interpersonal conflicts that arise in all areas of life. "Wonderfully engaging, perceptive, and wise."—William L. Ury, co-author of Getting to Yes Conflict is going to be part of your life—as long as you have relationships, hold down a job, or have dry cleaning to be picked up. Bracing yourself against it won’t make it go away, but if you approach it consciously, you can ...


Genesis: Truman, American Jews, and the Origins of the Arab/Israeli Conflict
John B. Judis

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014

A probing look at one of the most incendiary subjects of our time—the relationship between the United States and Israel There has been more than half a century of raging conflict between Jews and Arabs—a violent, costly struggle that has had catastrophic repercussions in a critical region of the world. In Genesis , John B. Judis argues that, while Israelis and Palestinians must shoulder much of the blame, the United States has been the ...


Conflicts: 15 Masterpieces of Struggle and Conflict with Exercises to Make You Think (Goodman's Five-Star ...
Burton Goodman

McGraw-Hill/Contemporary, 1993

Motivate students with high-interest fiction from master authors Motivate struggling readers with high-interest stories at ten reading levels Improve vocabulary and comprehension skills Encourage writing in response to reading One of our classic best-sellers, Goodman's Five-Star Stories , supplements any literature curriculum or stands on its own by providing interesting fiction at just the right reading levels. ...


The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice

Jossey-Bass, 2014

Praise for The Handbook of Conflict Resolution “This handbook is a classic. It helps connect the research of academia to the practical realities of peacemaking and peacebuilding like no other. It is both comprehensive and deeply informed on topics vital to the field like power, gender, cooperation, emotion, and trust. It now sits prominently on my bookshelf.” —Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate “ The Handbook of Conflict ...


Resolving Everyday Conflict
Ken Sande, Kevin Johnson

Baker Books, 2011

Ken Sande, author of the bestselling classic The Peacemaker, has long been a trusted resource on the topic of conflict resolution. In Resolving Everyday Conflict, Sande distills his message to the essentials, quickly equipping readers with the tools they need to bring peace to their relationships. Everyone encounters conflict-whether it be with a coworker, family member, friend, or complete stranger. And yet we all desire harmony in our ...


Conflict of Interest (Joe Dillard Series) (Volume 5)
Scott Pratt

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

A six-year-old girl is kidnapped from her bed in Tennessee's oldest town. The ransom note demands millions. In this fifth installment of the highly-acclaimed and best selling Joe Dillard series, Dillard is hired to represent the parents of a child who has gone missing. As the clock ticks, Dillard desperately tries to find the little girl, but the return of his wife's dreaded disease and the stunning appearance of his father combine to push ...


Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Encouraging a More Productive ...
Lawrence Polsky, Antoine Gerschel

McGraw-Hill, 2011

THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME Conflict in the workplace is inevitable. When you have the right words and phrases at your command, you can quickly resolve any disagreement—and prevent it from spreading into an uncontrollable fire. Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases, dialogs, and practice scripts to help you rise above the conflict and focus on solving the problem, whether ...


Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism
Alvin Plantinga

Oxford University Press, USA, 2011

This book is a long-awaited major statement by a pre-eminent analytic philosopher, Alvin Plantinga, on one of our biggest debates -- the compatibility of science and religion. The last twenty years has seen a cottage industry of books on this divide, but with little consensus emerging. Plantinga, as a top philosopher but also a proponent of the rationality of religious belief, has a unique contribution to make. His theme in this short book is ...


Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom
Lisa Delpit

New Press, The, 2006

Winner of an American Educational Studies Association Critics’ Choice Award and Choice Magazine’s Outstanding Academic Book Award, and voted one of Teacher Magazine’s “great books,” Other People’s Children has sold over 150,000 copies since its original hardcover publication. This anniversary paperback edition features a new introduction by Delpit as well as new framing essays by Herbert Kohl and Charles Payne. In a radical ...


Everybody Wins: The Chapman Guide to Solving Conflicts without Arguing (Chapman Guides)
Gary Chapman

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2006

Every couple has disagreements. All too often, though, when we engage in arguments, our goal is not to resolve the conflict at hand, but rather, to win the fight. Unfortunately, when you win an argument, your spouse is the loser, and nobody wants to be or live with a loser. When you resolve a conflict, your spouse becomes your friend. Good marriages are based on friendship, not on winning arguments. Now, Gary Chapman provides couples with a ...


Conformity and Conflict: Readings in Cultural Anthropology (14th Edition)
James Spradley Late, David W. McCurdy

Pearson, 2011

Demonstrate the nature of culture and its influence on people’s lives.   For over 40 years, the best-selling Conformity and Conflict has brought together original readings and cutting edge research alongside classic works as a powerful way to study human behavior and events.   Its readings cover a broad range of theoretical perspectives and demonstrate basic anthropological concepts.  The Fourteenth ...


Children's book: Justine, we're late! (Conflict resolution for kids (for ages 4-8)), 2014

Now  $0.99  for a limited time!      Justine never seems to be ready for school in time. She just can't decide what to wear! Her mom gets very upset with her, and Justine doesn't know what to do. How can she patch things up with her mom? Justin, we're late!  is the first book in the series: Conflict resolution for kids, written by the  bestselling author Shimrit Nothman .   This series of ...


The Little Book of Conflict Transformation: Clear articulation of the guiding principles by a pioneer in the ...
John Lederach

Good Books, 2003

           Internationally recognized for his breakthrough thinking and action related to conflict on all levels, Lederach offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict, from those that harm interpersonal relationships to those which overtake warring nations.            This clearly articulated statement offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict— that eternally beleaguering human situation.        ...


Conflict Free Living: How to Build Healthy Relationships for Life
Joyce Meyer

Charisma House, 2012

Why Is Life So Difficult? Interpersonal conflict is causing serious damage and difficulties in our lives. Its destructive effects are straining marriages, embittering our children, and causing discord in our churches. Even our daily commute is often affected by hostility and aggression.   What if things could be different? What if every area of your life (yes, even your morning commute) could be free from conflict and ...



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