Chapter 8 - Chapter 8 Interpersonal Conflict Independent constructive conflict destructive conflict conflict triggers dialectical tension pseudoconflict

Chapter 8 - Chapter 8 Interpersonal Conflict Independent...

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Chapter 8 Interpersonal Conflict An expressed struggle between at least two interdependent people who perceive incompatible goals, scarce resources, or interference in the achievement of their goals. Independent Dependent on each other; one person’s actions affect the other person. constructive conflict Conflict that helps build new insights and establishes new patterns in a relationship. destructive conflict Conflict that dismantles rather than strengthens relationships. conflict triggers Common perceived causes of interpersonal conflict. dialectical tension Tension arising from a person’s need for two things at the same time. pseudoconflict Conflict triggered by a lack of understanding and miscommunication. simple conflict Conflict that stems from different ideas, definitions, perceptions, or goals. ego conflict Conflict in which the original issue is ignored as partners attack each other’s self- esteem.

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