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Posted on Jul 16, 2013 in Resources

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Negotiation and Mediation

  • Fisher, R. & Ury, W. (2011). Getting to yes: Negotiating agreement without giving in, 3rd Ed. New York: Penguin Group.
  • Lewicki, R., Barry, B. & Saunders, D. (2011). Essentials of negotiation, 5th Ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill.
  • Moore, C. (2003) The mediation process: Practical strategies for resolving conflict, 3rd Ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Leadership and Workplace Conflict

  • The Arbinger Institute (2010). Leadership and self-deception: Getting out of the box (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.
  • Kouzes, J. M. & Posner, B. Z. (2007). The leadership challenge (4th Edition). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Stone, D., Patton, B., & Heen, S. (2010). Difficult conversations: How to discuss what matters Most (2nd ed.). New York: Penguin Books.
  • Sande, K. (2004). The peacemaker (3rd ed.). Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books.

Church Conflict*

  • Halverstadt, H. F. (1991). Managing church conflict. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox.
  • Kotter, J. (1996). Leading change. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing,
  • Lott, D. B. (2001). Conflict management in congregations. Bethesda, MD: The Alban Institute.
  • Slaikeu, K. (1998). Controlling the costs of conflict. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Steinke, P. (1996). Healthy congregations. Bethesda, MD: The Alban Institute.
  • Susek, R. (1999). Firestorm: Preventing and overcoming church conflicts. Grand Rapids: Baker Books.

    *Recommended by Charles Siburt

Intercultural Conflict

  • Richardson, D. (2005). Peace child: An unforgettable story of primitive jungle treachery in the 20th century (4th ed.). Ventura, CA: Regal Books.
  • Steele, C. (2010). Whistling vivaldi: And other clues to how stereotypes affect us (Issues of Our Time). New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company.

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