Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read Chapters 1 and 2 in Jandt (2021).
Jandt (2021) explains that “conflict can result from the exercise of power. Conflict can be expressed in resistance to attempts to control another’s behavior as well as in unjust or evil attempts to control others” (p. 32). In this paper you will explore the role of power in conflict and how it is linked to communication conflict styles.
Jandt, F. E. (2021). Conflict and communication (2nd ed.). Cognella.
In your paper,
Describe a recent conflict you have experienced or witnessed or use one from Jandt’s (2021) table of case studies and explain how it meets his definition of conflict.
Explain the role of power in conflict generally and in your example.
Discuss which of the traditional Western or non-Western communication conflict styles was used to resolve the conflict.
Analyze how effectively or ineffectively the conflict was handled using the text or your second scholarly source.
Recommend what could have been done differently, using some of the themes Jandt addresses in Chapters 1 or 2.
Support your ideas with the textbook and at least one other scholarly source
Must be 600 to 750 words in length, double-spaced, and formatted according to APA Style
Must include an introduction and conclusionLinks to an external site. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statementLinks to an external site. that indicates the purpose of your paper, and the conclusion should restate the thesis and explain how it was supported in the paper.