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Research Suggests 5 Crucial Factors for Peace Interventions

Published: June 29, 2021 | Last Updated: July 14, 2022by Noah Shaw

Summary of: Nelson, L. L. (2021). Identifying determinants of individual peacefulness: A psychological foundation for peace education. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 27(2), 109–119. Background & Theory: Understanding how personal factors and personality can contribute to individual peacefulness is key to creating larger scale programs that teach people how to lead more peaceful...

Summary of: Allport, G. W. (1954). The nature of prejudice. Addison-Wesley.  Background & Theory Gordon Allport’s book, The Nature of Prejudice, became a well-known foundation for the study of prejudice and discrimination, as well as intergroup contact theory. The book is compiled of 31 chapters and discusses in detail what factors might influence prejudice, how...

Summary of: Ramos Salazar, L., & Khandewal, P. (2021). Compassion and empathy as transformative intervention approaches: The management of cyberbullying issues among working professionals. In L. R. S. (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Cyberbullying and Online Harassment in the Workplace (pp. 493-512). IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4912-4.ch023 Background & Theory This book chapter explores how workplace...

Research Shows Benefits of Workplace Conflict in Some Organizations

Published: June 15, 2021 | Last Updated: December 4, 2023by Noah Shaw

Summary of: Phulpoto, K., Hussain, N., Buriro, G. S., & Maitlo, Y. (2021). Impact of workplace conflict on job satisfaction and employee performance. International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology, 12, 609-616. Background & Theory: Workplace conflict is a given in every organization across all industries. This being said, it is important to...

Summary of: Montiel, C. J., de la Paz, E., & Cerafica, Z. I. (2019). (De) humanization and trust in an asymmetric Muslim–Christian conflict: Heroes, Kafirs, and Satanas. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 25(4), 300. Background & Theory Dehumanization refers to the phenomenon where strangers or members of an outgroup are considered less than...

Summary of: Kellen, D. (2021). What impact can conflict resolution skills have on conflict experienced within culturally heterogenous virtual teams. Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations, 1236. Background & Theory: As the number of virtual teams has increased over the past few years, organizational leaders have seen mixed results as to their effectiveness. Several studies have...

Summary of: Miranda, D., Love, G., Carlin, R., González, R., & Navia, P. (2021). Ethnicity or policy? The conditioning of intergroup trust in the context of ethnic conflict. Political Psychology. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/pops.12747 Background & Theory Intergroup trust is an important foundation for cooperation (Brewer & Alexander, 2002), whereas prolonged violent intergroup conflict accentuates distrust. Ethnicity refers...

Summary of: Folloni, A. (2021). Individuality over identity: Individual freedom and responsibility within social identity. Contemporary Social Science, 1-11. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21582041.2021.1925731 Background & Theory: In the 1970s, Amartya Sen began developing his theories on functionalities and capability as it relates to freedom. One crucial aspect Sen focused on in his research is viewing freedom as individual...

Summary of: Luo, Y., & Lu, L. (2020, November). A review of research on team conflict, conflict management and team performance. Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research, 155, 321-326. https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125947095 Background & Theory: Over the past few decades, utilizing teams within the workplace has been increasingly common. With uptick in team collaboration naturally comes...

Summary of: Kim, S. & Harwood, J. (2020). Facebook contact: The effect of an outgroup member’s language proficiency on desire for future intergroup contact. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 77, 160-168. https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0147176720301449 Background & Theory This article examined how language can impact one’s ability to mesh with outgroup members and the likelihood of further developing...