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Blessed Are The Peacemakers

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1. Which of the following is not one of the four Cs of peacemaking?

•  contact
 •  correction
  •  conciliation
   •  communication

2. The GRIT model can be applied to the reduction of conflict between

a groups
b nations.
c individuals.
d all of the above.

3. GRIT advises negotiators to be

a poker-faced & stoic.
b firm, fair, & friendly.
c strong-willed & sober.
d soft, smiling, & sympathetic.

4. GRIT strategy is an alternative that best fits into the _____ category of the “four Cs of peacemaking.”

a contact
b conciliation
c cooperation
d consideration
e communication

5. Which of the following occurs when conflicted parties seek an agreement through direct negotiation?

a Mediation
b Arbitration
c Bargaining
d Amelioration

6. Teaching technique that suggests forming academically & racially diverse groups, with each member of the group becoming an expert in one area.

a puzzle
b jigsaw
c interacting
d interlocking

7. This occurs when a neutral third party attempts to facilitate communication and offer suggestions for how to resolve a conflict.

a Mediation
b Arbitration
c Bargaining
d Amelioration

8. When a neutral third party studies the conflict & imposes a settlement, ______ has occurred.

a mediation
b arbitration
c bargaining
d amelioration

9. Mediators seek to establish _______ agreements that reconcile both parties’ interests to their mutual benefit.

a zero-sum
b arbitrated
c integrative
d mirror-image

10. Through the use of _______ goals enemies can be made into friends.

•  contact
 •  bargaining
  •  conciliation
   •  superordinate

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Social Psychology
Robert C. Gates
Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.  -- Freud