Did the development of democracy have a positive or a negative impact upon the position of free women and the roles they were able to play?

Did the development of democracy have a positive or a negative impact upon the position of free women and the roles they were able to play?

The post is contains two asighnments

1 Did the development of democracy have a positive or a negative impact upon the position of free women and the roles they were able to play?

2 Can This Merger Be Saved?

Did the development of democracy have a positive or a negative impact upon the position of free women and the roles they were able to play?

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Ancient sources
Some key ancient evidence is collected in:
• Dillon, M. & Garland, L. (1994) Ancient Greece: Social and Historical Documents (London), ch. 13 Lefkowitz, M. & Fant, M. (1982/1992/2005), Women’s Life in Greece and Rome: a source book in translation (London).

Modern discussions
(a) General
• Fantham, E. et al. (1994) Women in the Classical World (New York), chs.1 & 3
Golden, M. and Toohey, P. (2003) Sex and Difference in Ancient Greece and Rome (Edinburgh),
• Introduction and chs. 2-3
Katz, M.A. (1992) ‘Ideology and “the status of women” in ancient Greece’, in A.-L. Shapiro (ed.),
• History and Feminist Theory (Middletown, Conn.), 70-97; subsequently reprinted in Golden, M. and Toohey, P., Sex and Difference in Ancient Greece and Rome (Edinburgh 2003), ch. 2.
• Leduc, C. (1992) ‘Marriage in ancient Greece’, in P.S. Pantel (ed.), A History of Women in the West. Vol. 1 From Ancient Goddesses to Christian Saints (Cambridge, MA), 235-294
• Pomeroy, S.B. (1975/1994) Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves (New York), chs. 3-5.
• (b) Women’s roles before democracy
• Foley, H., ed. (1981), Reflections of Women in Antiquity (New York) – essays by Dewald, Stigers and Winkler

Asighnment 2

Can This Merger Be Saved?

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Case Assignment
Once you have finished reviewing the background materials, take a look at this following article and think about how the concepts from the background materials apply to this fictional case:
Cliffe, S. (1999). Can This Merger Be Saved? Harvard Business Review, 77(1), 28-44. [EbscoHost]
Then write a 4- to 5-page paper addressing the following questions:
Do you think this conflict that Nick Cunningham faces is functional or dysfunctional? Explain your reasoning, and cite Bauer and Erdogan (2011) or Luthans et al. (2015) in your answer.
What is the source of this conflict? Use the terminology from the Pearson tutorial, Bauer and Erdogan (2011), or Luthans et al. (2015) in your answer. For example, is this conflict a result of relationship/interpersonal issues? Or from tasks/roles? Other?
Of the five styles of conflict management discussed in Shearhouse (2011) or Bauer and Erdogan (2011) which one do you think would be the best approach for Nick Cunningham to take?
What other advice would you give Nick Cunningham based on the concepts discussed in any of the background readings?
Pay special attention to the additional readings below on causes of conflict, types of conflict, and conflict management styles.
Luthans, F., Luthans, K. W., & Luthans, B. C. (2015). Chapter 9: Stress and conflict.
Bauer, T., & Erdogan, B. (2012). Chapter 10: Conflict and negotiations. Organizational Behavior.
Shearouse, S. H. (2011). Chapter 5: How we respond: Approaches to conflict.