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Conflict Reduction and Peace Multiplication

  • Stuart W. Boyer
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Part of the Christian Faith Perspectives in Leadership and Business book series (CFPLB)

Abstract

The final chapter details aspects of conflict reduction and peace multiplication. The results of mining Exodus 18 reveal Moses providing leadership development and discipleship toward followers, which takes place through a social atmosphere akin to a loving, trusting, functional family. The element of trust is employed, which remains a central factor, particularly within the focus and complexities of group life. Another factor considered is individual identity as related to group life, adding toward the complexity of group life. The result of theses factors is often group conflict. Group conflict need not remain a destructive force, but rather a force for good. Finally a single-shot case study is included, which is a report of leadership/follower findings, specifically that of ethical leader/follower relations. The case study employed a qualitative phenomenological approach toward ethical leader followership to explain insider perspective and practice concerning trust, the outcome including conflict reduction and peace multiplication.

Keywords

Conflict Complex Development Group Leadership Multiplication Peace Reduction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stuart W. Boyer
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  1. 1.Horizon UniversityIndianapolis, InUSA

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