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Strategic Directions of Conflict
A clear understanding of the strategies and tactics available in conflict situations is vital for both facilitators and participants in conflict. The ability to engage conflict in a proactive, measured and rational way is vital in helping achieve your objectives, and so it is important to understand some of the available strategies and tactics beforehand:
Conflict is a characteristic of all situations where there are unequal distributions of power. Rather than being seen in a completely negative light, it is important to understand that groups cannot function effectively without conflict, that not all conflicts can be resolved and that conflicts don’t necessarily occur because people don’t understand - they understand perfectly but don’t agree with the position.
Based on the Creative Conflict Management workshop Trans4mation Blog (c) used with permission.
Submitted by storytelling on 30 June 2009 - 1:11pm. categories [ ]