Conflict Management Mgt 311 Week 4

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Conflict Management Plan

1. Identify the available conflict management strategies and their strengths and weaknesses.

|Strategy |Strengths |Weaknesses |
| |Someone must always submit will to another |This can cause more strife and conflict |
|Competing, where each individual is |to be able to accomplish what must happen, |because it denotes a winner or looser |
|looking out for their best interests and |when the best capable person stands up to |situation and people may resent and avoid |
|desires no matter what it costs their
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There aren’t any |has equal stake in the goals they are |the ultimate best solution because something|
|winners or losers in this strategy and can|working to and can achieve them quicker |sacrificed might be what was really needed |
|go hand in hand with collaboration |than if they are having to check each and |to accomplish the end result. Team members |
| |every solution to meet other individual |who feel they have had to give up too much |
| |needs. This is a good solution when the end|might not want to stay with the team after |
| |goal is not too severe. |that point. |

2. Which of the available conflict management strategies is most appropriate for the current situation with David and James? Provide your rationale, including what