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Unformatted text preview: u, then accommodating can yield a good result for all. Compromising Compromising • Giving something up, but also getting something in return.
• Sometimes group members may be ambivalent. Avoiding Avoiding • Withdrawing from conflict conveys low social and low task focus.
• Mostly counterproductive – very little gets accomplished.
• Avoiding might be appropriate in certain situations (low power position; taking time to process) Competing Competing • High task relationship with little/low social concerns.
• “let’s get the job done” mentality
• Blame is often assigned to group members.
• In specific instances competing can be productive – a problem group member. Comparing styles
• Collaboration is the most constructive, productive, positive and effective style.
• Other styles have pros and cons
• Powerforce should be used as a last resort, except in emergencies when decisive action is necessary. • Task Types of Conflict
Types of Conflict – Routine (negative eff...
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This document was uploaded on 02/20/2014 for the course SPCM 232 at Colorado State.
- Fall '13