Category Archives: Types of conflict

All the various types of conflict: personal, family, military, work etc

Truth, Dare, Fundamentalism and Uncertainty in the Crises of Friendship

I have been reflecting on the circumstances in which we break up a friendship over political differences. As this has happened to me several times recently in our fraught political climate. Logically the following may be going on and may … Continue reading

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Declining Conflict Handling Skills with Ageing

My late father always had a difficult strand, but it became worse with age, a higher proportion of whom he was, until in his 90s he could be very difficult to deal with, unable to meet his own interests in … Continue reading

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Modest Realism in Conflict: Top Ten Conflict Tips

Modern political discourse in the US seems to have become detached from reality in so many ways in the current 2016 Presidential Election campaign and before. So I thought it a good time to post one of our Top Ten … Continue reading

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Best Books on Conflict

Several people have recently asked me for a bibliography of books that have helped shaped my view of how to handle conflict. Here are some of them and as you will see many of them are not directly about conflict, … Continue reading

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Bin Laden’s Successful Asymmetrical Warfare Game Plan

Asymmetrical warfare is a strategic means for a very weak enemy to inflict harm on a very powerful enemy. It uses unconventional means to achieve its objective, and of course these means can be deeply evil, as we have seen. … Continue reading

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Being a Better Boss: Top Ten Conflict Tips

Well I guess the conflict we have with our bosses in our work is the top conflict most people have. I have spent a lot of my career helping people with bad bosses and have previously posted suggestions on how … Continue reading

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Conflict: Top Ten Contemporary Thinkers Behind This Blog

I thought it would be fun to list out some of the contemporary intellectual thinkers who have fed the thinking of this blog, in roughly the order I discovered them and started using their approaches in this context: William Ury*, … Continue reading

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