Conflict Resolution and Management: The Macro Perspective
Journal of Investment and Management
Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015, Pages: 250-255
Received: Jul. 22, 2015; Accepted: Aug. 4, 2015; Published: Aug. 13, 2015
Views 9939      Downloads 179
Authors
Moses Onyesom, Department of Office Technology and Management, Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State, Nigeria
Emeke Francis Igbesi, Department of Business Administration, Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State, Nigeria
Article Tools
Follow on us
Abstract
Conflict is an inevitable phenomenon in this universe as long as humankind exists. This implies that conflict is natural to human nature. However, conflicts usually occur from the pursuit of divergent interests, goals and aspirations by individuals or groups in a defined social or physical environment. Thus, conflict is present when two or more parties perceive that their interests are incompatible, express hostile attitudes, or take, pursue their interests through actions that damage the other parties. Our contemporary world is experiencing varied dimensions of conflicts cutting across religious, tribal, national, racial and socio-cultural inclinations. These macro dimensions of conflicts are open or external expression of dissatisfaction of the aggrieved group which is aimed at injuring other group(s) or reducing if not totally eliminating the existing relationship between the groups. Conflict that has degenerated to macro level becomes difficult and complex for the parties involved to personally resolve their differences alone without the aid of external assistance. Hence, this paper addressed effective styles of conflict resolution and management from the macro perspective
Keywords
Conflict, Macro, Resolution, Interest, Behaviour
To cite this article
Moses Onyesom, Emeke Francis Igbesi, Conflict Resolution and Management: The Macro Perspective, Journal of Investment and Management. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2015, pp. 250-255. doi: 10.11648/j.jim.20150405.25
References
[1]
O. Otite, Aspects of conflicts in theory and practice in Nigeria. Ibadan: Spectrum Books limited, 2001.
[2]
T. V. Best, Philosophical analysis of conflict. Aldershort: Ashgate, 2004.
[3]
I. O. Albert, Introduction to third party intervention in community conflicts. Ibadan: John Archers Pubs. Ltd, 2001.
[4]
A. Ball, Modern politics and government. London: McMillan Press Ltd, 1983.
[5]
R. Stagner, The psychology of human conflict. Ibadan: Spectrum Books Ltd, 1995.
[6]
A. P. Schmid, Thesaurus and glossary of early warnings and early responses in Introduction to peace studies. National Open University of Nigeria Study Module. Lagos. Canal paper Converters Ltd, 2000.
[7]
J. Burton, Conflict resolution and prevention. London: MacMillan, 1993.
[8]
R. Runmel, Understanding conflict and war: Conflict in perspectives. Retrieved from www.hawaii.edu/powerkills/CIP.CHAP3.HTM, 1997.
[9]
H. Jeongh-Won, Peace and conflict studies: An introduction. Burlington: Ashgate Pub. Ltd, 2000.
[10]
C. A. Miller, A glossary of terms and concepts in peace and conflict studies. Geneva: University for peace, 2003.
[11]
L. Diamond, and J. MacDonald, Multi track diplomacy: A systems approach to peace. Connecticut: Kumarian Press Inc, 1996.
[12]
E. Nnabuife, Organisational behavior and management theories. Nimo: Rex Charles and Patricks Publications, 2009.
[13]
V. B. E. Abia, Contemporary issues in international relations. Lagos: Concepts Publishers Ltd, 2000.
ADDRESS
Science Publishing Group
1 Rockefeller Plaza,
10th and 11th Floors,
New York, NY 10020
U.S.A.
Tel: (001)347-983-5186