Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Encouraging a More Productive and Efficient Work Environment

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Date

June 3, 2011

Format

Mixed media product, 176 pages

ISBN

0071760423 / 9780071760423

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Your Price

12.00



Overview


Main description

THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME

Conflict in the workplace is inevitable. When you have the right words and phrases at your command, you can quickly resolve any disagreement--and prevent it from spreading into an uncontrollable fire.

Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases, dialogs, and practice scripts to help you rise above the conflict and focus on solving the problem, whether it's with an employee, boss, customer, supplier, or coworker. This handy, quick-reference guide provides effective language for dealing with:

  • A micromanaging supervisor
  • An underperforming employee
  • A peer's disruptive work habits
  • Unreasonable or unethical customer requests
  • Abrupt, rude, and unprofessional coworkers


Table of contents

Chapter 1 - Laying the Foundation for Resolving Conflict
• Rules of Engagement
• Phases of Conflict
• Handling Emotions
• Listening
• Advocating
• Types of Conflict
• Personality Conflicts
• Cultural Conflict

Chapter 2 - Perfect Phrases for Resolving Conflict with Your Boss
• Performance
• Priorities
• Resources
• Deadlines
• Commitment Level
• Recognition
• Strategic Decisions
• Technical Decisions
• Project Assignments
• Career Opportunities
• Salary

Chapter 3 - Perfect Phrases for Resolving Conflict with Your Direct Reports
• Performance
• Priorities
• Resources
• Deadlines
• Commitment Level
• Recognition
• Strategic Decisions
• Technical Decisions
• Project Assignments
• Career Opportunities
• Salary

Chapter 4 - Perfect Phrases for Resolving Conflict with Your Peers
• Performance
• Priorities
• Resources
• Deadlines
• Commitment Level
• Recognition
• Strategic Decisions
• Technical Decisions
• Project Assignments
• Career Opportunities
• Budget

Chapter 5 - Perfect Phrases for Resolving Conflict with Your Customers/Suppliers/Vendors
• Performance
• Priorities
• Resources
• Deadlines
• Commitment Level
• Recognition
• Technical Decisions
• Project Assignments
• Business Opportunities
• Budget


Author comments

Lawrence Polsky and Antoine Gerschel are managing partners at PeopleNRG, a consultancy firm in Princeton, NJ, that leads teams through change. They are the authors of Perfect Phrases for Communicating Change.





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