Book Title Author(s)

Conflict In Intimate Relationships

"As much as intimates might like to avoid conflict, they are more likely than are acquaintances to engage in frequent and intense disagreements."  Readers are provided with an overview of conflict in intimate relationships.

Cahn, Dudley D.

Conflict Mediation Across Cultures (1992)

"In this book, the interpersonal and the intra- and intergroup conflicts will be the primary concerns, particularly when...comparing conflict patterns within and between various cultures."

Augsburger, David W.

Conflict Resolution (2001)

This book will "provide specific mediation skills and managerial tools for successfully preventing, managing, and resolving workplace conflicts."

Dana, Daniel

Controlling The Costs Of Conflict: How To Design A System For Your Organization (2012)

This book "shows how to create systems within organizations that preempt the monetary, strategic, and emotional costs associated with on-the-job conflict."

Slaikeu, Karl A. and Hasson, Ralph H.

Coping With Difficult People (1981)

"If your life is free from hostile customers and coworkers, indecisive vacillating bosses, overagreeable (but do nothing) subordinates or any of those others who deserve to be called Difficult People, read no further. Consider yourself extraordinarily lucky and move on to pleasanter fare. If, however, these constant headaches have intruded, read on, for the purpose of this book is to show you how to identify, understand, and cope with the Difficult People who come into your life."

Bramson, Robert M.

Crucial Confrontations: Tools for Resolving Broken Promises, Violated Expectations, and Bad Behavior (2005)

Patterson, Kerry; Grenny, Joseph; McMillan, Ron; Switzler, Al.

Crucial Conversations: Tolls for Talking When Stakes are High (2005)

Patterson, Kerry; Grenny, Joseph; McMillan, Ron; Switzler, Al

Dealing With People You Can't Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People You Can't Stand (2012)

     “Learn how to get things done and get along when you’re dealing with people who have the uncanny ability to sabotage, derail, and interfere with your plans, needs, and wants.”


Kirschner, Rick

Designing Conflict Management Systems (1996)

This book "presents a practical, step-by-step approach that uniquely integrates Organization Development (OD), Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), and dispute systems design principles into a working model to help OD, Human Resources, and ADR professionals and management consultants assess conflict and evaluate processes within any organization - to either improve them or implement new ones."


Constantino, Cathy A. and Merchant, Christina Sickles

Do What You Love, The Money Will Follow (1987)

This is a "handbook that hopefully will show readers 'how' to follow their own hearts to the work of their dreams."


Sinetar, Marsha


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