Synopses & Reviews
Conflict - when handled effectively - is an opportunity to clarify expectations, build cohesiveness and create a problem solving atmosphere. From Conflict To Cooperation presents effective techniques for resolving disputes - powerful tools for managers, supervisors, coaches, parents, teachers, friends, counselors, neighborhood leaders, police officers and anyone caught in the middle of other people's disputes. Best selling author, Dr. Beverly Potter, shows how effective mediators can bring people together to produce creative solutions. From Conflict To Cooperation is a sensible manual filled with hands-on techniques, illustrations, and realistic scenarios. This book shows how to intervene to control bickering and hostile outbursts while uncovering how each party sees the issues. Using detailed examples, Dr. Beverly Potter demonstrates how to mediate an agreement between disputants which includes an action plan that specifies what will be done, who will do it and when.
This presents effective techniques for resolving disputes. This excellent source can serve as a basic training manual for you who are involved in mediating disputes. The extensive array of real-life examples of typical scripts that may play out in situations that will help you clarify these ideas. These are powerful tools for anyone caught in the middle of other people's disputes. It shows how effective mediators can pull people together to produce creative solutions. With hands-on methods and realistic scenarios and techniques. It shows how conflict can be an opportunity to control disputants and avoid outbursts, set a problem solving tone, uncover the nature and scope of the dispute, interview angry people and keep them on track. A Dewey Decimal Number has been added for easy library filing.