War does not determine who is right — only who is left. ~Bertrand Russell. Without conflict we won’t truly know the capacity of someone’s inner strength and understanding. Conflict is a true test which raises issues that otherwise wouldn’t be raised, issues which need to be dealt with in order for us to grow as a person. Hardships test and shape us as we learn from our experiences of dealing with them in our everyday lives, increasing our inner strength and understanding. Struggles such as minor inner conflicts like what to wear or what to eat for breakfast, to extreme external conflicts such as war. Conflict can be exceptionally heart wrenching, by tearing people and families apart, but conflict is a part of life; it cannot be avoided or put on hold. Throughout history conflict has contributed to many actions, which have resulted in truly devastating and negative outcomes. The result of many conflicts is hundreds and even thousands of deaths of our young soldiers as well as many civilians who get caught up in the midst of this conflict. Not only does conflict cost nations the lives of many people but they also put a strain on nations economies. Due to these horrific disasters, many flee their home countries, risking their lives in hope to reach a safer place to live. As a result of escaping their countries, many lose their lives. Despite conflict having some positive outcomes, the negative outcomes that come with many hardships outweigh those that are beneficial for a nation. Therefore, the negative outcomes of conflict are more important than the positive outcomes.
One of the many negative outcomes of conflict is the numerous deaths of our young and old. The Afghanistan war has been one of the longest wars Australia has been involved in, with 41 service men and women being killed while serving in Afghanistan and 262 wounded. The war in Afghanistan continues taking and destroying lives due to violence, war-induced...
...Positive and Negative Outcomes of Conflict
Most people tend to think that conflict is a bad thing, however, if it is managed properly positiveoutcomes can be produced. It can be positive when it encourages creativity, new looks at old conditions, the clarification of points of view, and the development of human capabilities to handle interpersonal differences. Conflict can be negative when it creates resistance to change, establishes chaos in organizations or interpersonal relations, fosters distrust and builds a feeling of defeat. Firms try as much as possible to reduce conflict in an organistion, since the outcome in most cases tend to inhibit productivity. According to Schmidt, Conflict consists of both positive and negative outcomes. Some of the positiveoutcomes of conflict are that better ideas are produced by interacting and sharing of thoughts also to new approaches are arrived at, individual views are clarified by being open, long standing problems are brought to the surface and resolved by having good communication and understanding, creativity and interest are increased by compiling ideas and interests, and ones capacity can be tested.
Likewise negative outcomes of conflict are that people tend to feel defeated...
...As we all know people love to be around positive people. Negative people always bring you down and usually do
not accomplish goals they have set. In the work world, you do not want anyone on your team be negative. It can
rub off on anyone in the group, or the whole group. However, it is also true for a positive attitude and self-concept.
Those who are positive tend to be more driven and have a better self-concept. This paper discusses the
importance of having a positive attitude and self-concept as a leader. It discusses steps and way to develop these
How to Develop a Positive Attitude and Self-Concept as a Leader
Attitude is a mental position relative to a way of thinking or being; a leaning toward that which you believe (Purkey,
1988). A positive attitude is the inclination to generally be in an optimistic state of mind. Positive attitude, positive
thinking, and optimism are all characteristics that will make a leaders life more positive and increase their self
worth. A leader will most likely be more successful when using all of these characteristics to their full potential.
Let’s focus on how a positive mind-set can help leaders overcome life’s challenges. There are just some people in
the world that cannot look past all the negative and start looking at the positive things in life. If you cannot...
...6 Easy Tips To Keep You Positive
By Karen E Fourie
People don't really differ from one another. The only BIG difference is their ATTITUDE.
Is it Positive or Negative?
This is what distinguishes people from one another. a Negative attitude can ruin your life.
(I know you've heard this before but really it can.) You can start the day negative and end it in total "DARKNESS." You go on and on and on - you don't even realize how you are getting worse during the day. It becomes so bad you become your own worst enemy. Everything and everybody is a problem and does something wrong and irritates you. You feel as if you are in a dark hole and you are sinking in deeper and deeper. The light at the top is getting smaller and smaller.
You don't know and you don't understand.
This whole situation effects everything and everybody around you.
The next day is just the same, except you end the day off feeling just a bit more negative and it's every situation or person's fault except your own.
This situation is called snowballing.
You can't live a Positive Life with a Negative mind set.
Attitude is a small thing that makes a BIG difference.
Yes wake-up! And when you wake-up in the morning ask yourself what is your Attitude most of the time?
Is it how you want it?
Positive or Negative
Yes for Life or No for Life
Happy or Unhappy
If it is Negative then you have...
...Identify the positiveoutcomes for children and young people that practitioners should be striving to achieve.
In 2003 the UK government for England and Wales launched one of the most important policies, partly in response to the death of Victoria Climbie, in relation to children and children’s services. It was produced as a result of a review of children and young people’s services, it had two main findings; one was for all services to work together and share information and it identified five positiveoutcomes for children and young people.
As a practitioner working with children I am aware that the support I give the children to achieve the five positiveoutcomes is crucial in their development.
Mentally and emotionally healthy
Choose not to take illegal drugs
Parents, carers and families promote healthy choices
Safe from maltreatment, neglect, violence and sexual exploitation
Safe from accidental injury and death
Safe from bullying and discrimination
Safe from crime and anti-social behaviour in and out of school
Have security, stability and are cared for
Parents, carers and families provide safe homes and stability
Enjoy and achieve;
Ready for school
Attend and enjoy school
Achieve stretching national educational standards at primary school
Achieve personal and social...
...Understanding the importance of equality, diversity and inclusion in promoting positiveoutcomes for children and young people.
Explain the meaning of equality, diversity and inclusion in the context of positiveoutcomes for children and young people.
Diversity- is understanding that each child or person is unique. These can be based about the race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation. Socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies.
Equality- having the same rights or status. Caring and treating the children all equally
Inclusion- to be involved and take part in activities, discussions and playtime.
Compare, giving examples, ways in which services for children, young people and their carers take account of and promote equality, diversity and inclusion to promote positiveoutcomes.
I set two examples to compare:
| |Parents Evening |Sports Day |
|What happens in it: |Parents are seen by the key carers, talks trough |Children and parents takes part in |
| |reports and their child’s development. |sports activities organised by the |
| | |nursery...
For this project, I will be writing about the various ways in resolving personality conflicts in an organization. There are conflicts which deal with personalities, discrimination and leadership. These are common situations to any organization. At my company, a conflict arises due to the mere fact that one believes the research of a Teflon product made by Boston Science Guys Corporation is stronger than the other Teflon product made by Johnson & Joe, Inc. Here are two heated employees in a debate that one knows more about a Teflon manufactured product than the other. This situation will need to have a neutral person involved to view the differences regarding the disagreement which creates a conflict of interest of the organization. That is where I step in when a situation arises. In order for me to facilitate all individuals involved, the cooperation from all will be needed. During this process, a meeting will be schedule and conducted to have both employees describe the escalated debate of something that could have been handled in a better way by both employees. If there is any sense of unwillingness, an appointed manager or supervisor of that particular department will be the person to defuse the situation in order to resolve the conflict. My input will be valued in order to move forward with an objective of what the goals of this organization needs in resolving any...
A conflict is a disagreement between individuals or groups which when remain unresolved, may need the intervention of a mediator to prevent escalation of the dispute. Conflict transformation on the other hand is when an individual mindset, attitude, skills and capabilities changes so they can deal with conflict resolution issues. Indispensable in the process is the modeling of spiritual lessons as taught in the Bible.
In our everyday lives we face some kind of conflict this is because we are surrounded by different individuals with different personalities and believe when different individuals come together these personalities clash. The problem of conflict happens especially in schools and this is why a course like conflict transformation is important especially for school children.
The course of conflict transformation seeks to provide students with knowledge and understanding of the nature of conflict. The course gives students ways of how they should manage conflict and successfully deal with conflict in different circumstances.
During this semester the course have thought me some valuable things such as: the nature and causes of conflict, we have participated in different conflict situation, developed skills and attitude towards solving conflict. The different skills that I have...
October 14, 2014
“Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love,” Martin Luther King Jr. Organizational conflict can be a frequent battle on a normal premise among employers and employees. Conflict undertakes numerous systems. Miscommunication inside an association between parties can result in hierarchical conflict, or otherwise known as organizational conflict. Customarily, people that have been promoted to a higher position can often feel as if their title provides them extra authoritative power as to how they treat and address others. At times, employees can feel envious of other employees on account of their development with the organization or the recognition of their achievements. Many may contend that conflict is a natural quality in everybody and at any given time, an individual can make a clash among people inside any given organization. This type of negative conflict is the “conventional perspective” of conflict.
Organizational conflict can fall under three categories: The good, the bad, and unfortunately, the ugly. But I am only going to further my research in the dysfunctional and functional perspective of organizational...