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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User Review  - Mayde Robertson - Goodreads

Wow, a friend recommended this book and I was really impressed. I feel like it is describing Christ like love in a secular context. It really helped me categorize and understand some of my not so Christ like responses to people and events. Not a hard read but potentially life changing! Read full review

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Great information wish the book was a little more engaging. Read full review


Enemies in the Desert
Deeper Matters
Peace in Wartime

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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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