Conflict - between incompatible or antithetical persons...

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Garland D. Jones LBS 5485 Fundamental of Conflict Resolution Dr. Nora Femenia, PH. D. Saturday, September 25, 2010 Conflict has always been an issue that I have tried to avoid at all cost. I have always been the type of person to walk away from many issues and arguments to avoid any type of confrontation, but it seems to fail me every time. My favorite thing to say is “I’m a drama-free person.” But since I’ve been in college I have realized that conflict is all around me and there is no way to avoid it. I feel as if, people cannot function properly without conflict in the world. I’ve been a victim of many “he said, she said” arguments, finger pointing, Conflict is described as: A state of open, often prolonged fighting; a battle or war. A state of disharmony
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Unformatted text preview: between incompatible or antithetical persons, ideas, or interests; a clash. I’ve had many issues or conflicts in my life, particularly with my older brother & my friends. My friends or either myself tend to get to the point where fighting becomes an option. There are many ways to resolve conflict in a meaningful manner. Conflict styles are patterned responses, or clusters of behavior, that people use in conflict. Tactics are individual moves people make to carry out their general approach. When using conflict tactics repeatedly they become a style or a patterned response....
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