Leading Through Conflict

Into the Fray

  • Editors
  • Dejun Tony Kong
  • Donelson R. Forsyth

Part of the Jepson Studies in Leadership book series (JSL)

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About this book


Effective leadership requires many skills, but foremost among them is the capacity to successfully deal with conflict. Any disruption that creates a lack of alignment can trigger the conflict cycle, such as differences of opinion, competition for scarce resources and interpersonal enmity. Leading through Conflict brings together recent theory and research on interpersonal conflict and its resolution by examining the causes and consequence of conflict in groups, organizations and communities, and identifying ways that conflict can be managed and resolved. It analyzes conflict in a multi-disciplinary way, from clashes within communities to interpersonal and professional encounters.

Written in an accessible way by top scholars in the field, Leading through Conflict is a must-read for academics, graduate students, undergraduates and MBA students across leadership, organizational behavior, psychology and sociology.


Leadership Conflict Resolutions Conflict resolution Conflict management Teamwork Forgiveness behavior business conflict conflict management emotion ethics management Moral morality organization

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-56494-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-56677-5
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