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Resolving Conflicts at Work: Eight Strategies for Everyone on the Job
     

Resolving Conflicts at Work: Eight Strategies for Everyone on the Job

by Kenneth Cloke, Joan Goldsmith, Warren Bennis
 

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Here is a completely updated edition of the best-selling Resolving Conflicts at Work. This definitive and comprehensive work provides a handy guide for resolving conflicts, miscommunications, and misunderstandings at work and outlines the authors’ eight strategies that show how the inevitable disputes and divisions in the workplace actually provide an

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Here is a completely updated edition of the best-selling Resolving Conflicts at Work. This definitive and comprehensive work provides a handy guide for resolving conflicts, miscommunications, and misunderstandings at work and outlines the authors’ eight strategies that show how the inevitable disputes and divisions in the workplace actually provide an opportunity for greater creativity, productivity, enhanced morale, and personal growth. This new edition includes current case studies that put the focus on leadership, management, and how organizations can design systems to change a culture of avoidance into a culture of creative conflict. The result is a more practical book for today’s companies and the people who work in them.

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A practical guide for anyone who has no specific training in conflict resolution but finds themselves confronting conflicts in daily work, offering concrete suggestions for resolving conflicts at work and improving workplace relationships. Material specifically addresses the working contexts of managers, educators, human resource developers, counselors, and clergy. Cloke is director of the Center for Dispute Resolution. Goldsmith is a consultant specializing in organizational change and conflict resolution. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118046883
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/06/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
File size:
770 KB

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Praise for the First Edition
"A gold mine of wisdom about how to resolve our conflicts at work."
—William Ury, author, Getting Past No and coauthor, Getting to Yes

"The brilliance of this book is that its lessons apply in any workplace setting."
—Blenda J. Wilson, president and CEO, The Nellie Mae Foundation

Meet the Author

Kenneth Cloke, J.D., L.L.M., Ph.D., is director of the Center for Dispute Resolution and is a mediator, arbitrator, consultant, and trainer to individuals, large organizations, and corporations.

Joan Goldsmith, Doctor of Humane Letters, has been an organizational consultant and educator for more than thirty years, specializing in leadership, development, organizational change, conflict resolution, and team building. Cloke is the author of Mediating Dangerously, and Kenneth Cloke and Joan Goldsmith are the authors of Resolving Personal and Organizational Conflicts, The Art of Waking People Up, and The End of Management.

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