By: Briana Dale
Relationship conflict is conflict between two or more people arising out of personality clashes or emotionally-charged interactions
Conflict Tactic-Collaborative or mutual gains tactics include focusing on interests. Avoidance is characterized by behaviors that either ignore or refuse to engage in the conflict. Compromise is a give and take of resources."Split the Diverence." Accommodation involves giving in to the other's wishes or smoothing the choppy waves of a conflict. Competition see who will win.
Assessing Power- sometimes power is hard to come by if you don’t try you are never going to move up in anything and with moving up comes power.
Balancing Power- family; Take turns doing the little things. At work- Everyone should do their own job and do the best to keep the power running well. To keep the power in order make sure everyone knows what they are supposed to do.
alters the escalatory conflict spiral and halts destructive behavior
allows for self- discovery
allows for more creative conflict management options
prevents you from taking actions that you would later regret or have to justify
makes productive use of energy
allows trust to build when trust has broken down
Steps to achieving negotiation-
- Preparation and planning
Definition of ground rules
Clarification and justification
Bargaining and problem solving
Closure and implementation
Forgiveness in conflict-Healthy responses to conflict are characterized by: · The capacity to recognize and respond to important matters
A readiness to forgive and forget · The ability to seek compromise and avoid punishing
A belief that resolution can support the interests and needs of both parties
- Discuss differences between forgiveness and reconciliation