Examining Conflict Resolution On Historical Re Enactment

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Examining Conflict Resolution In Historical Re-enactment The Society for Creative Anachronism is an international historical society committed to the study and recreation of arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. The Society is a non-profit educational organization based in Milpitas, CA, with affiliate organizations in Europe, New Zealand, and Australia as well as the United States. With over 30,000 members, a strong conflict resolution plan is necessary, especially since it is a volunteer run and operated organization built on the premise of courtesy, honor and chivalry. According to the Society’s Code of Conduct, "The expectation that participants shall treat each other with respect and civility extends beyond SCA gatherings.…show more content…
These peers fall into three separate orders; the Order of Chivalry for fighters, the Order of the Laurel for craftsmen and artisans, and the Order of the Pelican for those who organize and make sure things run smoothly. These peers take "associates," or students in order to form a formal relationship with the peer, usually this occurs with an exchange of fealty. This fealty relationship involves some kind of contract, devised and agreed on by the two concerned parties. Basically this consists of the associate agreeing to take on whatever task is set before him or her, and the peer pledging mentoring, sharing of knowledge and skills, and welcoming that associate as one of his or her family. “‘ In coaching, you’re following the trail of dreams. When you see little sparks of interest, excitement or increased energy, that’s where to go,” says psychologist Carol Kauffman, PhD, director of the Institute of Coaching, a nonprofit organization at Harvard Medical School’s McLean Hospital dedicated to enhancing the scientific foundation and credibility of coaching.” (DeAngelis, T.,2010, November 1). Interpersonal Conflict Resolution Interpersonal conflict is an inevitable part of our lives in all aspects of our lives. However, many people avoid it altogether or otherwise handle it in ways that are counterproductive for themselves and others. Effectively dealing with conflict goes a long way in determining success especially when it can have a
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