conflict resolution


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conflict resolution

Any of the methods used by disputing parties to settle their differences. Common methods include accommodating each other's needs, compromising, or working together toward shared goals; or avoiding, competing with, or attempting to defeat the opponent.
See also: resolution
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There are five primary conflict resolution styles: accommodation, avoidance, collaboration, competition and compromise, according to Jones.
Wallensteen (2002) stated that conflict resolution is to make efforts to remove the inappropriateness or solve the inaptness of the conflict.
This research thus engages with the traditional conflict resolution approaches in Africa and the African Union's responsibility in highlighting these approaches in theory and practice of peace and security.
For those interested in conflict resolution more broadly, Stobbe's claim that dispute resolution processes of formal, rule-of-law-type legal systems are impractical and incapable of providing social justice for much of the world's population is perhaps her most important intellectual contribution.
In this study, we examined conflict resolution behaviors of students and their reports of emotional experiences.
It requires persons engaged in conflict have the appropriate skills that are necessary to find a resolution that will work for everyone involved, otherwise attempts at conflict resolution may make the conflict worse (Newson, Mahan, Rook, & Krause, 2008).
Of course, "bad" examples are also needed to help prove why the fusion of war termination and conflict resolution is so vital: the Korean War; the 1956 Suez Crisis; the Global War on Terror and its focus on ideology; US involvement in Vietnam, Somalia, and Bosnia; and America's on-going involvement in Afghanistan.
ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2011 (Balochistan Times): International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) here on Monday held a seminar on Peace and Conflict Resolution in Islam at Faisal Mosque Campus.
Lessons on how to go beyond the usual tactics involved in conflict resolution make for a guide packed with insights on the resolution process and what makes an effective mediator.
Wikipedia (2005) sees conflict resolution as the process of attempting to find solution to or settle a dispute.
Yet, this region lacks the wherewithal to conduct any meaningful research in conflict resolution and even a "culture of research," per se.
Summary: Brussels - Morocco and the European Union (EU) signed, on Monday in Brussels, three agreements on Morocco's participation in community programs, agricultural products and fisheries' liberalization and setting up a conflict resolution mechanism.

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