This Conflict Resolution: Part 1 – Problem Description Assignment will require you to
identify a criminal justice professional or inter-group conflict issue that is important to you.
Although the criminal justice professional or inter-group conflict you choose should be important
to you, this project is not an op-ed article. Rather this is an advanced exploration of causes and
solutions of a criminal justice professional or inner-group conflict. You should read all five
Conflict Resolution Assignments before beginning the first Conflict Resolution:
Part 1 –
Problem Description Assignment, and you should choose a topic that will enable you to create
a detailed action plan. If you are using a real situation, please use pseudonyms for the agency name and the names of the individuals in the problem you describe.
Items to include are outlined as follows:
Length of assignment is 5 – 8 pages
o Excluding title page, abstract, reference section
Format of assignment is the current version of APA
Number of citations – See Research below.
The Problem Description – This should support your assertion that the situation
you have identified is indeed one in which both a conflict is present and could
benefit from a conflict resolution intervention.
Detailed Background – this is needed to provide detailed background information
and context related to the conflict.
Examples of Manifestation – specific examples of how the specific conflict
manifests itself should be provided. The paper should also review how the
conflict escalates and deescalates and the interpersonal or social psychological
facets of the conflict.
Previous Efforts of Resolution – You will need to review any previous efforts to
resolve the conflict.
Research will primarily be based upon an actual organization. There will be few, if any,
academic references in this paper. However, research may incorporate multiple viewpoints of
complex issues. A complete and accurate reference section is provided. Main arguments are
correctly supported with research, as needed.
Textbook:Raines, S. (2020). Conflict Management for Managers: Resolving Workplace, Client, and Policy Disputes (2nd ed.). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN: 9781538119938