This activity will help you determine your natural style for dealing with conflict. It is useful to assess your predominant conflict management style(s) because we all tend to prefer one or two of the styles and at times may apply them inappropriately.
If you select this method, please read the information from site 1.
1. What animal symbolizes your method for dealing with conflict? (5 points) FOX
2. Write a description of your conflict management style. (5 points)
I try to solve the problem if there is a conflict and if I need to compromise to fix the conflict then I will.
3. Discuss three reasons why this method of dealing with conflict is negative or positive. (10 points)
A. I often lose part of my goal to solve the issue
B. Both parties tend to be happy in the end
C. We solve the issue without argument
Discussion Assignment (20 points)
Click the link below to access the guidelines for resolving conflict. Please select a guideline and discuss how that guideline could assist you in resolving conflict. Also discuss how your predominant Conflict Management Style helps or hinders you from achieving this guideline. Your discussion should be four to five sentences in length.
After you have posted your discussion within your predominant Conflict Management Style’s “Discussion Group”, select a classmate’s posting that you find interesting. Then copy and paste your posting and your classmates posting below.
Listening to each other is key to solving a conflict more efficiently. If you listen to each other then you know what the issue is from both sides and have a better understanding of why there is a conflict. This helps me achieve this guideline because I hear what they have an issue with and can try to resolve it or come to a compromise.
The guideline I choose that can help in resolving a conflict is “Remain on the topic, don 't bring up past hurts”. This we help resolving a conflict by not trying to hurt