Standard Office Procedures: # 33 - Understanding the 5 Conflict Styles for Different Situations and Personalities

Every group and every team is made up of individuals with differing opinions and worldviews. And conflict is a natural outcome of these teams coming together to problem solve, make decisions, and achieve consensus.

So how do you deal with it effectively? Well, there isn’t one perfect way to deal with conflict, as not every conflict we face is exactly the same. So, it comes down to choosing the right style for each situation, and knowing when to switch it up.

This week on the podcast, Grace and Shannon talk through each of the 5 different conflict styles, which personalities have a tendency towards certain styles, and how important it is to change your conflict style according to each situation.

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