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iDevice icon Identifying Conflict Styles

Read the description below and fill in the correct conflict style being described. Choose from the following:

  • compromising
  • accommodating
  • collaborating
  • competing
  • avoiding 


Gerry and Jo agree to take turns on choosing the movie that they will rent and watch. This is . When the principal eliminated kick ball from the playground activities, the conflict style was . Two contenders for a research position agree to pool their resources and share the position, thereby Chris has no real interest in how the classroom supply budget is spent and lets the three other social studies teachers decide. Chris's conflict style is .

Conflict on the Meeting Room Table

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