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10-20 class prep - If I continue to avoid conflict it...

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Samantha Zid MGT 405, Dr. Schwarz 10/20/11 Class Preparations 1. Conflict Style Assessment After taking the conflict style assessment collaborative and compromise were tied for the highest score (20), accommodate was next (17), then compete (16), and finally avoidance (9). I wasn’t very surprised when I saw my results because when I am having a disagreement with someone I always try to step back and see the situation from their point of view. I have found that the best way to get what you want is to make sure that the other person is getting what they want. It is much easier to negotiate with a party that is content and has positive feelings towards you. However, there is a fine line between agreeing and avoiding. One of my weaknesses is not being able to let things go. I am a stickler for fairness and if something isn’t fair it is almost impossible to let it go.
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Unformatted text preview: If I continue to avoid conflict it continues to build up so it is better for me to face it and be open to collaborate and compromise. 2. Used Car Transaction (Buyer) 1) Opening price a. Commit on the great condition of the car b. Examine dents and ask about car history (crashes, problems, etc) c. Opening offer at $4,000, that’s all I can afford the insurance company didn’t give me as much money as I needed 2) Rebuttle a. Its going to be hard to replace the van I had previously b. Kelly Blue Book is list a lot of vans from the same year below $5.000 c. The van has over 100,000 miles, that is a lot for purchasing a car d. Suggest a midway point price between the original offer and the seller’s 3) Final offer a. Final offer is $4,800 and I cant possibly go any higher, I have absolutely no more money...
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