Research topic: fairy-tale conflict resolution

Coupland, Christine
November 2009
People Management;11/19/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 24, p42
The article focuses on a study which examined the use of fairy-tale conflict resolution technique. The research included 40 senior managers from a large manufacturing company in Great Britain. It found that symbolic meaning from myth can be used to create issues that are usually subdued. Researchers concluded that reframing events in a fairy-tale format reveals and resolves tensions.


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