The ability to develop and maintain effective, harmonious relationships with neighbours, the government and the media is becoming increasingly important to Canadian farmers’ competitiveness and prosperity. “Farming with Neighbours” explains how to avoid and solve disagreements. Written in consultation with producers from across Canada, the book is full of practical tips from farmers and advice from conflict management experts. It will help you understand the dynamics and patterns common to all conflicts, explain how to prevent conflict from occurring and help manage conflict when it erupts. Included is a special section on communication skills. An essential tool to keep conflict from interfering with your business.
Table of Contents:
Chapter I Understanding Conflict
Chapter 2 Preventing Conflict
Chapter 3 Managing Conflict
Chapter 4 Resolving Conflict
Chapter 5 Engaging the Public
Chapter 6 Handling Special Situations