As I shared in my last blog post that a conflict is a situation when the interests, needs, goals or values of involved parties interfere with one another. Therefore, it is important to understand (and apply) various conflict resolution techniques.
Compromising may be more practical when time is a factor • Can provide a temporary solution while still looking for a win-win solution • Lowers the levels of tension and stress resulting from the conflict • Important values and long-term objectives can be derailed in the process • May require close monitoring and control to ensure the agreements are met • May not work if initial demands are too great • Does not contribute to building trust in the long run • There is a risk to be abused, i.e.
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These behaviors are usefully categorized according to conflict styles.
In lower stakes environments, it’s easier to accommodate.
In another example, at work, especially if we manage others, we could accommodate our employees’ ideas as a teaching moment.