BAM 547 Conflict Management
3 Semester Units
Conflict Management examines the dynamics of everyday conflicts across a variety of settings, from personal relationships to the workplace. Both theory and application will be reviewed, with an emphasis on their interrelation. This course aims to enhance and strengthen skills in managing conflict.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Characterize the elements present in all conflicts.
- Describe the impact that gender and culture have on conflict choices.
- Examine typical conflict reactions within one’s family and assess the impact of such reactions.
- Analyze the types of goals people try to accomplish in conflicts.
- Distinguish between different styles of conflict (both individually and collectively).
- Assess how power is best seen as relational rather than individual.