Conflict Management Mgt 311 Week 4

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Conflict Management Plan

1. Identify the available conflict management strategies and their strengths and weaknesses.

|Strategy |Strengths |Weaknesses | | |Someone must always submit will to another |This can cause more strife and conflict | |Competing, where each individual is |to be able to accomplish what must happen, |because it denotes a winner or looser | |looking out for their best interests and |when the best capable person stands up to |situation and people may resent and avoid | |desires no matter what it costs their |take on the job and to avoid having the |the partnership in the future. | |coworkers |wrong person take advantage of others | | | |subordinate to them | | | |Minor issues can sometimes be resolved by |The detractors of this is that if you avoid | | |this and hoping someone else will take care|the issue it can either snowball out of | |Avoidance strategy, where a person |of the issue. If a person acknowledges that|control or someone else will make the | |withdraws and hides from any conflict this|they cannot change the issue then avoidance|decision and then you have to live with the | |is neither a win or lose. |is more likely to happen |choice made due to not putting in any part | | | |of the decision making process. | | |If everyone works together and tries to...
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