Arbinger's bestselling book, The Anatomy of Peace
the anatomy of peace study guide

Study Guide

The reflection and discussion questions in this guide can be used to enrich individual and group study of The Anatomy of Peace. Reading, pondering, and discussing the book can help you implement changes in thought patterns, assumptions about situations in your life, or views of yourself and others. The process can be enhanced by reflecting on, writing about, and/or discussing the topic prompts or any other questions or insights you’re interested in.



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Resolving the Heart of Conflict

This article claims something that might at first seem absurd: You like the conflicts you are in. And so does everyone else. But this surprising truth, once understood, gives us hope for finding resolution to our most troubling conflicts.

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The Financial Cost of Conflict in Organizations

Conflict in the workplace results in poor productivity, teamwork, and undesirable employee turnover. Quantifying the symptoms of conflict can motivate an organization to transform the conflicts that too many assume are simply a given.


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A Practical Roadmap for Conflict Resolution

If you want to help people resolve their differences, help them focus together on things that have nothing to do with their differences.

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Curing the Plague of Our Day: Dehumanization

The objectification of others is the only malady in this world that threatens the world itself.

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Two Ways to Face Challenges

When we experience challenges, mistreatment, or suffering, how will we choose to respond?


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Leadership and Self-Deception

This bestseller and word-of-mouth phenomenon shows how the problems that typically prevent superior performance in organizations and cause conflicts in our personal lives are the result of a little-known problem called self-deception.

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The Outward Mindset

Through examples and simple yet profound guidance and tools, The Outward Mindset enables individuals and organizations to make the one change that most dramatically improves performance, sparks collaboration, and accelerates innovation—a shift to an outward mindset.

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Other Publications

Explore the ideas of self-deception and outward mindset in more depth through these books, available only through Arbinger. These publications include a collection of papers by Arbinger’s founder that illuminate Arbinger’s robust academic underpinnings.