Collaborating Style of Conflict Management The collaborating style of conflict management meanwhile explores the issues of both parties exhaustively in order to find an agreeable solution for everyone involved.The key element here is that each party collaborates with the other to resolve the conflict. This is probably about the twenty-fifth (at least) time that I have seen this story portrayed either on stage or screen.
But what is wrong with noticing the differences among us and making an effort to be more inclusive and sensitive to those differences?
As our congregations continue to adjust to the way the world is in 2019, we need to be as observant as the people who reviewed those 1990’s lyrics of and realized they should make some changes.
An accommodating negotiators main concern is preserving relationships with the other party.
They like to connect on a personal level, and would be put out if the other party wasn’t interested in also building relationships.
The accommodating style of conflict management is the complete foregoing of one party’s needs in order to accommodate that of another party.
This conflict management style is employed when one seeks to create good will or simply to keep the peace.
(The DVD part of the device no longer works, but I don’t want to get rid of it because I don’t think we could find another VCR!
) That means that our grandchildren have also enjoyed the movie that their mothers loved.
The avoiding style of conflict management is employed when there is a need to delay addressing a certain conflict in order to ease the tensions first or to simply buy time while waiting for a better solution to materialize.
The goal of avoidance is to evade any unpleasantness that may arise from the conflict.
As a part of that, one is admonished to get ready to give your best greeting.