Conflict Management Styles Below are descriptions of five styles that reflect the manner in which people typically respond to a conflict. Read each description and then carefully consider the degree each style describes your typical response to interpersonal conflicts. Rate how much the statement describes your typical behavior using the following scale: 1 2 3 4 5 Strong Disagree Disagree Disagree/Agree Agree Strongly Agree ____ (Style AV) I usually try to avoid conflicts and might respond with “I don’t want to talk about it” or “It’s not my problem.” I just want the problem to go away and hope to avoid any unpleasant confrontations. I don’t like the hassle of dealing with difficult, uncomfortable, emotional situations. Sometimes I just don’t want to hurt the other person’s feelings and it’s easier just to ignore the issues. ____ (Style AC) I usually let other people have their way. I try to be accommodating to other people’s positions rather than trying to convince them of mine. Letting other people
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