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Managing Conflict : 50 Strategies for School Leaders

By: Edmonson, Stacey.
Contributor(s): Harris, Sandra | Combs, Julie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (145 p.).ISBN: 9781317924203.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Managing Conflict : 50 Strategies for School LeadersLOC classification: LB2806 | .E366 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Section I: Understanding Conflict Strategies; 1 - Learn Who to Trust; 2 - Agree to Disagree; 3 - Agree to Agree; 4 - Know When to Be Competitive; 5 - Know When to Compromise; 6 - Know When to Collaborate; 7 - Know When to Avoid or Not to Avoid; 8 - Know When to Accommodate; 9 - Know When to Implement a Temporary Fix; 10 - Know When to Talk it Out; 11 - Know When to Confront; 12 - Know When to Go to Battle; 13 - Know How to Conciliate; 14 - Understand Your Upbringing; 15 - Find the Facts; 16 - Be Aware of Nonverbal Cues
17 - Be Careful With Anything Other Than Face-to-Face DiscussionsSection II: Developing Proactive Strategies; 18 - Build Trust; 19 - Be Tactful; 20 - Do What You Say You Will Do; 21 - Develop Your Skills; 22 - Use Policy; 23 - Put Principles Before Personalities; 24 - Listen With Empathy; 25 - Do Not Jump to Conclusions; 26 - Develop the Skills of Others; 27 - Be Sincere; 28 - Communicate With Your Superiors; 29 - Be Patient and Take Your Time; 30 - Look for a Win-Win Solution; 31 - Find Common Ground; Section III: Fine Tuning Your Skills; 32 - Examine Your Expectations
33 - Know When Your Standards Are Too High34 - Invite Difference; 35 - Look Below the Surface; 36 - Consider That Timing Is Everything; 37 - Be a Role Model; 38 - Consider the Relationship; 39 - Master the Art of Apology; 40 - Admit Your Mistakes; 41 - Use the Healing Power of Humor; 42 - Do Not Overreact; 43 - Change Behaviors, Not People; 44 - Think Creatively-Step Outside the Box; 45 - Explore Multiple Options; 46 - Think Long Term; 47 - Keep it Simple; 48 - Know Your Limits; 49 - Do Not Blame Everyone; 50 - Embrace Conflict; Conclusion; Appendix; References
Summary: This book offers 50 easy-to-read strategies for managing conflicts in your school involving students, parents, and teachers. Individually, these strategies provide specific insights into conflict resolution, reduction, and management. As a whole, the 50 strategies provide a comprehensive method to lead constructive change in your school. With quotes, examples, and reflection questions, this book offers ideas that help you lead with confidence.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Section I: Understanding Conflict Strategies; 1 - Learn Who to Trust; 2 - Agree to Disagree; 3 - Agree to Agree; 4 - Know When to Be Competitive; 5 - Know When to Compromise; 6 - Know When to Collaborate; 7 - Know When to Avoid or Not to Avoid; 8 - Know When to Accommodate; 9 - Know When to Implement a Temporary Fix; 10 - Know When to Talk it Out; 11 - Know When to Confront; 12 - Know When to Go to Battle; 13 - Know How to Conciliate; 14 - Understand Your Upbringing; 15 - Find the Facts; 16 - Be Aware of Nonverbal Cues

17 - Be Careful With Anything Other Than Face-to-Face DiscussionsSection II: Developing Proactive Strategies; 18 - Build Trust; 19 - Be Tactful; 20 - Do What You Say You Will Do; 21 - Develop Your Skills; 22 - Use Policy; 23 - Put Principles Before Personalities; 24 - Listen With Empathy; 25 - Do Not Jump to Conclusions; 26 - Develop the Skills of Others; 27 - Be Sincere; 28 - Communicate With Your Superiors; 29 - Be Patient and Take Your Time; 30 - Look for a Win-Win Solution; 31 - Find Common Ground; Section III: Fine Tuning Your Skills; 32 - Examine Your Expectations

33 - Know When Your Standards Are Too High34 - Invite Difference; 35 - Look Below the Surface; 36 - Consider That Timing Is Everything; 37 - Be a Role Model; 38 - Consider the Relationship; 39 - Master the Art of Apology; 40 - Admit Your Mistakes; 41 - Use the Healing Power of Humor; 42 - Do Not Overreact; 43 - Change Behaviors, Not People; 44 - Think Creatively-Step Outside the Box; 45 - Explore Multiple Options; 46 - Think Long Term; 47 - Keep it Simple; 48 - Know Your Limits; 49 - Do Not Blame Everyone; 50 - Embrace Conflict; Conclusion; Appendix; References

This book offers 50 easy-to-read strategies for managing conflicts in your school involving students, parents, and teachers. Individually, these strategies provide specific insights into conflict resolution, reduction, and management. As a whole, the 50 strategies provide a comprehensive method to lead constructive change in your school. With quotes, examples, and reflection questions, this book offers ideas that help you lead with confidence.

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