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conflict management


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The control of conflict within an organization. There are three main philosophies of conflict management:traditionalists hold that all conflict is bad and potentially destructive for an organization;behaviourists see conflict as inevitable in an organization and attempt to harness it in a positive way;interactionists see conflict as essential to the survival of an organization and as something that should be encouraged.See also change management; diversity management.

traditionalists hold that all conflict is bad and potentially destructive for an organization;

behaviourists see conflict as inevitable in an organization and attempt to harness it in a positive way;

interactionists see conflict as essential to the survival of an organization and as something that should be encouraged.

Subjects: Business and Management — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.


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