Introducing the Dual Concern Model

The dual concern model is a model, one of many that exist, that is used to analyze reactions to conflict. I have mentioned this model in passing before. The dual concern model allows a person to gauge their own behaviors as well as the reactions of their counterparts on the other side of the conflict.Continue reading “Introducing the Dual Concern Model”

The Problem with Problem Solving

As a scholar in the field of conflict I spend a lot of time analyzing the┬ádual concern model. One of the basic ideas of this model is that the actors in a conflict determine how important their goals are in relation to the other party’s concern for or against the same goal. Basically you areContinue reading “The Problem with Problem Solving”