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party Appropriate for: when it is possible to
eventually get something in return.
eventually Appropriate for: when an unpopular
solution must be implemented
solution Inappropriate for: complex or worsening
Strength: encourages cooperation
Strength Inappropriate for: an open and
Strength Weakness: temporary solution
Weakness Weakness: breeds resentment
9 of 12 Avoiding 10 of 12 Compromising Avoiding: Involves passive withdrawal
from a problem or active suppression of
it. Compromising: A give-and-take
approach. Appropriate for: trivial issues or when it
costs more to confront the problem
costs Appropriate for: when parties have
opposing goals but a similar amount
of Inappropriate for: difficult and worsening
problems Inappropriate for: when overuse would
lead to missed deadlines etc.
lead Strength: buys time in unfolding
situations Strength: democratic process
Weakness: temporary fix
Weakness Weakness: temporary fix
11 of 12 “TE: Conflict-Handling Styles" presented by D. Anthony Lok 12 of 12 OBD/T04c1/2...
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- Spring '13
- conflict-handling styles, Organizational Behaviour & Development, D. Anthony Lok