Enhancing Community Cohesion
Publication Date: January 1989
Publisher(s): Conference of Jewish Communal Service (U.S.)
Author(s): Jordan Harburger
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 66:2
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Conflict Resolution; Jewish Identification; Community
Conflict situations can be resolved by first engaging in a force field analysis of the forces impelling change and those restraining change and then acting to strengthen the impelling forces and weaken the restraining forces. This case study illustrates the use of field theory in resolving a threat to community cohesion in the organized Jewish community of Orlando.