Image from page 244 of “Eminent Americans : comprising brief biographies of leading statesmen, patriots, orators and others, men and women who have made American history” (1886)

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Image from page 244 of “Eminent Americans : comprising brief biographies of leading statesmen, patriots, orators and others, men and women who have made American history” (1886)
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Title: Eminent Americans : comprising brief biographies of leading statesmen, patriots, orators and others, men and women who have made American history
Year: 1886 (1880s)
Authors: Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891
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Publisher: New York : John B. Alden
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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Jceley. tlic birth-place of a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and of one of tlie Presidentsof the United States. The former was Benjamin Harrison, whose career wehave already sketched. The latter was his son, William Henry Harrison, whoselife we will now consider. He was born on the 9th of February, 1773. At asuitable age he was plac(?d in Hampden Sydney College, where he was graduated;and then, under the supervision of his guardian (Robert Morris), in Philadelphia,prepared himself for the practice of the medical art. At about that time an 1. Dr. Hopkins not only embraced Ihe whole Oiilvinislic doctrine of total depravity and pre-destination and election, but added thereto some extraordinary views concerning lhe origin and natureof sin, quite incompatible with reason or common cense. Yet many embraced his doctrines : and hlo twovolumes of sermons have been extensively read and admired by those who have a taste for such meta-physical disquisitions. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON. ?A

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/c^////^^^^6 O/i.^ army was gathering to chastise the hostile Indians in the North-west. YoungHarrisons mihtary genius was stirred within him, and having obtained an en-signs commission from President Washington, he joined the army at the age ofnineteen years. He was promoted to a heutenancy, in 1792; and, in 1794, hefohowed Wayne to conflicts with the North-western tribes, where he greatlydistingaislied himself. He was appointed secretary of the North-western Ter-ritory, in 1797, and resigned his military commission. Two years afterward,whai only twenty-six years of age, he was elected the first delegate to Congressfrom the Territory. On the erection of Indiana into a separate territorialgovernment, in 1801, Harrison was appointed its chief magistrate, and he wascontinued in that office, by consecutive reappointments, until 1813,2 when thewar with Great Britain called him to a more important sphere of action. Hehad already exhibited his military skill in the battle with the Indians a

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Conflict management in the workplace develops the harmonious relationship among employees. To manage the conflict, first step is to identify different conflicts a person has experienced. Then identify appropriate ways to resolve a conflict and practice the conflict management steps to resolve a conflict.

Conflict management involves conversation, discussion and practice of conflict resolution skills. The employees should have training and/or the skills in business communication, boldness, and anger management. These skills are necessary to resolving any conflict. Conflict resolution is a hard skill to master. It is important to stress to the employees the importance of using “outs” when their skills are not helping resolve the conflict. The “outs” include leaving the area, approving to disagree, and getting a third party involved to help in the conflict resolution.

Discuss with employees different conflicts they have been facing in day to day activities. Have they talked about how to resolve it? Talk about the positives and negatives about how they resolved the conflict. Positive ways can consist of trying to know the other person’s point of view, compromising, talking about it, etc. Negative ways include yelling, refusing to modify, change or compromise, refusing to work out the conflict, etc.

Instruct the following steps to resolve the conflict. Control employee’s emotions and use recreation techniques. Take yourself out of the conflict situation. Express your feelings positively to create harmony. If there is a conflict, try to identify the root cause. Who is responsible for conflict? If it is needed, take time away from the person to think about the conflict and prepare a good strategy to resolve as soon as possible. Ask the employees if they have time to talk. This will cause a communication between them and most of the cases communications resolve the conflicts. Discuss your feeling. Tell the person why you are reacting like you are (i.e., you have not paid your incentives of the sales for the last three months). Listen carefully completely and allow the person to respond. Discuss with the person different options for resolving the conflict. Continue to discuss peacefully. If the conflict can not be resolved and/or you are getting irritated, inform the person that you need to go away and you would like to talk about it afterward. Do not give up, wait for some time and try again.

I hope in this article you have read the basics of conflict management and few good steps to resolve it.

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The Story : Conflict of the Ages

Discussion Guide :

What’s your favourite story (book, movie, tv series) and what conflict does it have in it?
What caught your attention in the message?
Read Genesis 2:8-9, 15-17

Do you think God is fair or unfair in setting this command? Why or why not?
Read Genesis 3:1-7

What stands out about Satan’s words to Eve?
What did he say that was true and what was a lie?
Read 1 John 2:15-16

Where do you see this playing out in Eve’s temptation?
Read Genesis 3:21-24

What does this passage reveal to you about God?
Read Revelation 22:1-5

What do you notice compared to the garden of Eden? Which tree is missing? Why do you think that is?
What would you appreciate most about a world without conflict?
What does this part of the story tell you about God? About our world? About you?