Conflict Metaphor

In 300 words write that paper based on Wilmot, W. W., & Hocker, J. L. (2013). Interpersonal Conflict (9th ed.). McGraw-H

Discussion: Week Conflict Metaphor

Participation on the Discussion Board in Canvas

STEP 1: Your original post:

1. Write a description of your own metaphor for conflict. Example metaphors were presented in the book and a few are provided below:

a. Conflict is like an airplane flying toward the ground

b. I see conflict as a snowball rolling down the hill

c. To me conflict feels like biting your lip—it hurts but you do it anyway

2. Ask three people from your work / home / school what conflict means to them, e.g. How would you finish this sentence: “Conflict is like …”. Without providing any identifying information pertaining to the individuals, present their three conflict metaphors.

3. In light of the information about metaphors and their uses (p. 44-54) from the book, compare the metaphors in terms of whether they are limiting, neutral, or transformative. In your post, explain briefly why you think that.

Required Texts and Material:

Wilmot, W. W., & Hocker, J. L. (2013). Interpersonal Conflict (9th ed.). McGraw-Hill.

In preparation for this discussion, review content on p. 44-54 of the book Interpersonal Conflict by Wilmot & Hocker (2010). It explains what conflict is and what the defining elements of conflict are.

To participate in this discussion you will need to read the assigned section of the book by Wilmot & Hocker.Citation Style

Follow the American PsychologicalAssociation (APA) citation style, 6th edition:American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington,DC:Author. {ISBN:9781433805615}

Paper Format

Follow paper guidelines below. Your paper:

Submission Procedure

Must be typed in a standard 12-size font (Times New Roman preferred), double-spaced and have 1 inch margins on all sides.
Must include a title page with your name, group name (if applicable), course number and title, type/title of assignment.

Must include a page header (“running head”) of 50 characters or less (including spacing and punctuation) at the top of every page.
Must include three major sections: Title Page, Main Body, and References.

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