The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 231 pages
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The long-awaited follow-up to the bestselling Leadership and Self-Deception shows how we unwittingly perpetuate the conflicts that cause so much distress in our lives and in the world, and offers a unique way out of this dilemma. The Anatomy of Peace is written as an engaging story-everyone can see themselves in its accounts of personal hardship and emotional transformation.The Anatomy of Peace expands on the ideas in Leadership and Self-Deception and shows how they work in our lives and the world around us. Through an intriguing story of parents who are struggling with their troubled children, we learn from once bitter enemies the way to find peace whenever war is upon us. An Arab and a Jew find a way to come together, and show how we, too, can find peace."Rarely have I read anything that held my attention in the way this book did ... To find that kind of reading experience in the context of a book that also covers such disparate topics as parenting, managing employees, middle-east peace, and self-actualization is truly astonishing." --Jo Ellen Green Kaiser, Senior Editor, Tikkun Magazine"Compelling ... poignant. This is a book that every manager, teacher, advisor, and parent should read and apply." --Steven C. Wheelwright, Senior Associate Dean, Harvard Business School

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Great insight to how we relate to others. - Goodreads
Unfortunately the writing isn't as good as the message. - Goodreads
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Written as a story, The Anatomy of Peace is easy to read and provides some powerful concepts to apply in leadership and in life. Truly reflecting on and implementing the practices in this book can be ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kayla Ellingson - Goodreads

As a person who works with teenagers in treatment, this is a book that hit very close to home. I have been eyeing this book for a long time and when I started my job I knew I needed to dive into it ... Read full review

Contents

Enemies in the Desert
3
Deeper Matters
10
Peace in Wartime
20
Copyright

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The Arbinger Institute is a scholarly consortium and management training and consulting firm. Its members have solved a profound and age-old problem of the human sciences--the problem of "self-deception." Arbinger is comprised of scholars, business leaders and professionals who write about the implications of this solution for organisational, community and family life.

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