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1 SPC BLC 08/19/20 Conflict Management Essay The purpose of this essay is to discuss conflict management in the Army. The Army’s mission is regardless of conflict as Soldiers and future leaders we are to maintain I sense of decorum, as it is written and expressed in the NCO Creed. “I am proud of the Corps of Noncommissioned Officers and will at all times conduct myself so as to bring credit upon the Corps, the Military Service and my country regardless of the situation in which I find myself.”[ CITATION arm17 \l 1033 ] Sources of conflict When becoming a leader in the Military conflict management is one of the most important aspects of leadership. With diversity of cultures, attitudes, ages, rank, and close quarters, and in a quick pace environment conflict can happen quite often. For these reasons alone tension builds; yet some tension and conflicts can be a necessity. It can be used in times of leadership to effectively execute a mission, to get the job done. Conflict can also be character building; teaching a team to overcome obstacles while getting the mission done. Definition of conflict
2 SPC BLC 08/19/20 Conflict starts to occur between a group or individual’s when there’s differences in perspective, viewpoints and or ideas. When there is opposed interests or goals tension, animosity even resentment. Conflict is defined as, “the process in which one individual or group perceives that another individual or group negatively and affects their interest” (ADP 6-22). Conflict doesn’t necessarily include the involvement of two parties, nor is it necessarily based on an actual circumstance. One party could be in conflict with

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