Working Through Conflict: Strategies for Relationships, Groups, and Organizations 9th Edition provides an introduction to conflict and conflict management that is firmly grounded in current theory, research, and practice.
Covering a range of conflict settings, including interpersonal, group, and organizational conflicts, it includes an abundance of real-life case studies that encompass a spectrum of theoretical perspectives. Its emphasis on application makes it highly accessible to students, while expanding their comprehension of conflict theory and practical skills. This new edition features a new chapter presenting key principles students can practice to become more skillful at managing conflict, a wealth of up-to-date research and case examples, suggested readings and video resources, and integrated questions for review and discussion.
Working Through Conflict: Strategies for Relationships, Groups, and Organizations 9th Edition can be used in undergraduate or graduate courses on conflict in communication, business and management, political science, and counseling programs.
About the Author
Joseph P. Folger is Professor of Adult and Organizational Development at Temple University. He is Co-founder and current President of the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation.
Marshall Scott Poole is the David L. Swanson Professor of Communication, Senior Research Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, and Director of I-CHASS: The Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Randall K. Stutman is the Managing Partner of CRA Inc., a global leadership and communication consulting firm headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania. He is also the founder of the Admired Leadership Institute.