Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research

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  • Essay Effective Mediation

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    1. Introduction The practice of settling human conflicts through intermediaries has had a rich history in Western and non-Western cultures and therefore a broad range of forms and functions. The conflicting parties in most of the societies and at all stages of social interaction have had access to external actors to whom they approach when they come to the conclusion that they are incapable to handle their different opinions by themselves. In this case, an ordinary response to identify contradictions

  • Major Factors Determining Organizational Performance And Effectiveness

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    Organizational commitment is one of the constructs that has retained its importance throughout decades and, despite the extensive research done in the field, still draws a high level of attention due to its association with such preferred work attitudes as increased job satisfaction, higher performance, lower absenteeism and turnover intentions (Yousef, 2000). It has been generally recognized that organizational commitment is one of the major factors determining organizational performance and effectiveness

  • Essay on Ellen Moore In Korea

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    1. Conflicts Analysis The troubled situation of JVC can be attributed to the major conflict between Ellen and Jack, causing another aggravating conflict occurred consequently. a. The major conflict was between Ellen Moore and Jack Kim, with the following symptoms: - They had controversial issues "during the first few weeks because they were clearly stepping upon each other's territory". Ellen understood that she was the co-project manager with Jack, but Jack believed that he was the sole

  • The Conflict Process Model and Its Application in Organisational Settings

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    Introduction This essay endeavours to not only discuss the elements of the conflict process model such as the reasons or sources that can trigger conflict in an organisational setting, with particular reference to behavioural factors and what positive and negative impacts that can thus be resulted, but will also discuss the different behavioural characteristics and mechanisms that various cultural backgrounds reveal in order to manage conflict. It will further evaluate the consequences and drawbacks from stereotyping

  • Conflict Between Conflict And Conflict

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    no single, precise definition of the word conflict. However, most people recognize conflict in the forms of tension, frustration, verbal or physical abuse, disagreement, annoyance, or rivalry (Carter and Byrnes, 2006). Conflict can occur when two or more individuals or groups have differing interests. Additionally, conflict often involves one or both sides determinedly interfering with the efforts of the other side to achieve its goals. However, conflict can occur when two sides are trying to cooperate

  • A Research About Conflict And Conflicts

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    Abstract This is a research about conflict which should be considered and resolute during a project. Although, six experts are from different background, there are many sufficient methods to deal with different kind of issues during the working. The great mode has used in the research is Thomas-Kilmann’s conflict mode instrument. (Thomas, K. W., & Kilmann, R. H. ,1974). There are five effective approaches are discussed. Each approaches have its positive and negative effects. Also, there are many

  • The Causes Of Conflict: The Nature Of Group Conflicts

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    4. Conflicts 4.1. The Nature of Group conflict Conflicts are surrounding people everywhere in their lives. In the most extreme cases, conflict represent open fighting, even warfare. In a less aggressive and hostile form, it may reflect disagreement, tension over styles, opposing values, goals, or even personal choices. Whether conflicts affect individuals, families, groups, or organizations, people are inclined to avoid rather than confront them. In Scott Pecks work he suggests, that “by far the

  • Essay on Mother vs. Son

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    a version of Internet Explorer which is unsupported. Some features may not work correctly. Please update your browseror try Google Chrome.Dismiss FileViewHelp Mother vs. Son When thinking of conflict, many think of violence or hate. Although, according to Wilmot and Hocker, conflict is simply a “struggle over values and claims to scarce status, power, and resources in which the aims

  • Essay on Ellen Moore in Korea

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    1. Conflicts Analysis The troubled situation of JVC can be attributed to the major conflict between Ellen and Jack, causing another aggravating conflict occurred consequently. a. The major conflict was between Ellen Moore and Jack Kim, with the following symptoms: - They had controversial issues "during the first few weeks because they were clearly stepping upon each other's territory". Ellen understood that she was the co-project manager with Jack, but Jack believed that he was the sole

  • Organizational Conflict At Walt Disney The Ceo Eisner

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    states that organizational conflict is the clash that occurs when the goal-directed behavior of one group blocks or thwarts the goals of another (p. 391). In the case study Politics at Walt Disney the CEO Eisner began losing favor with the company when the firm’s performance began to fall. Despite having handpicked a majority of the board members Eisner could not deny the company’s loss of performance. Pondy (as cited by Jones, 2013) developed a model of organizational conflict which lists five sources

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