After reviewing the five different types of Conflict Management Styles give an example of when you have experienced one of the styles within a group.
types of Conflict Management Styles
How did it make you feel? What was your attitude towards the leader? What would you have done differently as a team member?
- Avoiding: very little interest in the group or the goals, little interest in collaboration and not interested in negotiating. Sometimes called the “ostrich with its head in the sand”
- Accommodating style: results in maximum cooperation but usually is the result of low self-interest and minimal realization.
- Competitive style: a style that could occur that would lead to little or no results for the team or anyone involved.
- Compromising style: occurs between groups, team members or organizations. Negotiation skills are to be used to try to create results and communication.
- Collaborative style: this style maximizes everyone personal interest and communications.