Managing Conflict through Communication, 5th edition

  • Dudley D. Cahn, 
  • Ruth Anna Abigail

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Overview

Managing Conflict through Communication helps you approach conflict constructively in order to learn positive conflict management and resolution skills. Narratives and case studies make the material accessible. Discussion questions and exercises provide a basis for practical applications of concepts.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2014

ISBN-13: 9780137614738

Subject: Communication

Category: Communication Styles & Methods

Table of contents

1) Brief Table of Contents

  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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