Essays Tagged: "Group conflict"

Conflict Management: How hostility keeps people from resolving issues and steps to take in order to come to a compromise.(7 pgs)

lign', or hostile, disposition. The disposition, conscious or not, on the part of one individual or group, to hurt, damage, destroy of frustrate other individuals or groups, is well-nigh universal amo ...

(9 pages) 90 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Managing Conflict And Disagreement Using Effective Communication

. Communication skills are measured as the most important traits when seeking a viable outcome to a group conflict, regardless of the setting in which it plays out."At the root of a large number of or ... lack of communication skills. Effective communication is a necessary factor for cooperation within groups and for the success of organizations.There are a few essential rules that you must adhere to ...

(4 pages) 330 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays


n many attempts to understand and explain why people tend to think and feel negatively toward other groups, in essence, are prejudice. In the textbook Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class the Sociology ... tlines some of the more widely accepted theories. Healey breaks these theories into two distinctive groups: Personality based approach to prejudice and Cultural based approach to prejudice.One thought ...

(2 pages) 94 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Organizational Conflict-The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

In my work, the issue that generates the most emotion and frustrated comments is conflict within the organization. We generally do not look at conflict as opportunity-we tend to thi ... s opportunity-we tend to think about conflict as unpleasant, counterproductive, and time consuming. Conflict that occurs in organizations need not be destructive, provided the energy associated with c ... is harnessed and directed toward problem solving and organizational improvement; however, managing conflict effectively requires that all parties understand the nature of conflict in the workplace.Tw ...

(5 pages) 105 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Marxist Theories.

with conflict theory an interest in explaining both law and criminal justice but rejects the multi- group conflict image of society and endorses a power- elite model of society, in which social, econo ... nces in the crime rate across types of society, but it does not explain difference in individual or group behavior within the same society. Therefore, any analysis of variations in crime solely within ...

(4 pages) 54 1 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Racial Segregation

Racial Segregation in the United States is defined as legal or social practice of separating groups of people by custom or by law based on differences of race, religion, wealth, culture, or sex ... e, or sexual orientation ( Segregation is usually the result of a long period of group conflict, with one group having more power and influence than another group. Racial segregatio ...

(4 pages) 114 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Managing and Resolving Conflict

A. Determining the conflictB. The right approachC. Resolving the conflictVIII (Conclusion) Once the group has followed these or similar methods, resolvingconflict can be a group decision.Managing and ... r voice to make a difference. They want to be acknowledged. Conflict is unavoidable in an effective group. You will never come across a group that has worked together for any length of time without ex ...

(8 pages) 329 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee: Discourse of Racism and the Influence of Atticus and Aunt Alexandra on Scout

elieve in racial tolerance. The racial opinions of the town, as seen in Aunt Alexandra's Missionary Group, conflict with the racially tolerant beliefs of people such as Atticus Finch. It is evident th ... mately, it is her father's opinions which influence Scout.The ladies of Aunt Alexandra's Missionary Group reflect Maycomb's harsh attitudes through their discussion towards the end of the novel. For t ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.4 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Interpersonal Conflicts

person's beliefs and how adamant they are about them.As a middle school student, I had a close-knit group of friends. We met an individual who others called a "loner"� and quickly welcomed him ... t from the beginning. At least that's what we thought.The years progressed, and the same tight-knit group existed. This individual that we welcomed, however, became a burden to the entire group. He be ...

(2 pages) 747 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Social Psychological Analysis of Iraqi Prisoner Abuse by U.S. and British Military Officers

g factors which drove the U.S. and British military officers to take part in such abusive behavior. Group conflict theory (Sherif et al., 1961/1988; cited in Kenrick, Neuberg and Cialdini, 2003, p. 36 ... Sherif et al., 1961/1988; cited in Kenrick, Neuberg and Cialdini, 2003, p. 362) which implicates outgroup biases and dehumanization, as well as social dominance orientation (Pratto et al., 1994, Sidan ...

(7 pages) 41 0 4.5 Sep/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The conflict

s that are inevitable facts of life. Everyone faces them. Whether it is one individual, a family, a group of friends, or a city or even a country, there will always be conflicting ideas.

(2 pages) 1578 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Communication and Collaboration

uggestions, ideas and opinions. Communication aids in situations where there is conflict within the group when it has been effectively or successfully established. While establishing a successful team ... at the team members individually. As individuals, we can bring a host of competing differences to a group. The differences together are the basis of group conflict and the assurance of inclusive, coll ...

(3 pages) 84 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Ethnic Group Conflict

Ethnic Group Conflict PaperSince the late 1940's almost continual fighting in the Middle East has brought w ... form of social influence in which individuals change their attitudes and/or behavior to adhere to a group or social norm" (p. 283). Some reasons for social conformity might include fear of sanctions f ... flicting parties-within the guises of cooperative interdependence and status equality-negative intergroup attitudes and beliefs can be addressed and mediated (Bekerman & Shhadi, 2003). The greates ...

(6 pages) 39 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Synopses of Kimberly Clark

eping together as a team. The specific collection of values and norms that are shared by people and groups in an organization and that control the way they interact with each other and with stakeholde ... (e.g. leadership, persuasion), social influence is widely seen to operate in the context of social groups, where group members can be the source and recipients of influence from other group members. ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Sep/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management