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On the other hand, when you care about the relationship and the goal is no importance to you, Smoothing may be appropriate. However, if the goal is of high importance, smoothing is destructive because the relationship is maintained but acting as a teddy bear could not help us reach goals. I did not take the activity too seriously whereas I only see it like three friends are having some conversation. I think Ethan’s interest is much stronger than mine, that is why I smooth and give his way. A teddy bear does not see the value in creating disharmony in a relationship by getting the conflict out in the open. However, the struggle of this style is that a teddy bear may be taken advantage of, becoming a doormat. In my opinion, the most common way that people dealing with conflict is to avoid it. However, it is not the best way to resolve problems. This Withdrawing strategy is destructive as one may give up both the goals and relationship. Conflict is not wrong or bad, but if you avoid it with fear, it will inevitably escalate (Warwick 2013). The Art of War by Sun Tzu encourage walking away is the best option sometimes to defuse the conflict (McLeod 2011). When the goal is of little importance, and the relationship is neither important, you act like a turtle to avoid waste of time and effort. An example of me using the withdrawing strategies during a conflict is when I and a stranger were at the bus stop. Knowing that the bus only has room for one passenger, I gave up the seat as the stranger were very hostile.
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After completing the comprehension tests in the textbook, the results indicate that my conflict resolving strategy is Negotiating . The best time to use this method is when the issue is small, concrete, and immediate (DeChurch 2007). If you act like an owl, you initiate negotiations aimed at ensuring you and the other person both achieve your goals and maintain a high-quality relationship (Johnson 2014). There was a recent situation where I experienced conflict with a fellow colleague at work. In a luxury retail environment, sales and figures are important and there is a constant conflict as colleagues are always competitive. A conflict of interest occurred when the action of one person attempting to reach his or her goals prevent, block, or interfere with actions of another person attempting to reach his or her goal (Johnson 2014). Our goal is to meet our personal target sales on that particular day,
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