Institute for Conflict Management

Topics of Interest

Conflict in health care

Community conflict resultion

Conflict in the business world
Generational Conflict

Conflict in the public arena

Conflict in churches


Conflict in schools
Religious conflict

Facilitating large groups

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Larry Bridgesmith
Senior Fellow
Associate Professor
Academic Specialties
-- Employment Law
-- Conflict resolution strategies
Other Topics
Conflict Management for sectors such as: health, religion, family, schools, inter-generational, cross-cultural • Conflict management vs litigation issues • Mediation • Negotiation • Group facilitation • Organization of system design • Intervention and change management • Corporate compliance • Business ethics • Biomedical Ethics


Steve Joiner
Interim Dean of the College of Bible and Ministry
Managing Director of the Institute for Conflict Management
Professor of Conflict Management 
Academic Specialties
-- Conflict Management
-- Religious conflict
-- Facilitation
Other Topics
Generational conflict • Religious conflict • Conflict in the public arena • Facilitating public discussion • Facilitating large groups   
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