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Conflict Avoidance

'Masculine' and 'Feminine' Styles of Handling Conflict

Caroline Turner | Posted 02.09.2015 | Business
Caroline Turner

In explaining differences in "masculine" and "feminine" styles of handling conflict, I show the strengths and limitations of both and avoid saying one is better than the other. Then along came some real-life conflicts -- one handled in the "feminine" way, the other in the "masculine" way. These situations showed me the strengths of one approach and the limitations of the other.

What Price Do We Pay for Keeping Peace in the Office?

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 02.02.2015 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

You know you've been there; you leave a meeting or read an email where the company's strategic initiative is laid out -- and you just shake your head in wonder! Unfortunately, you are not the only one who will not speak out against what you believe to be the wrong direction.

Homeless in Columbia: How To Be Homeless

Paul Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Paul Bowers

Our three days with the homeless confirmed something a close friend told me before I left: We were stepping into a subculture.