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Conflict Styles (Shark, Fox, Owl, Turtle, Teddy Bear) Stoakes
Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode Teen Issues Benton Community HS Family and Consumer Sciences Van Horne, IA
Believe it is hopeless to try to resolve conflicts
Seeks compromises by giving up part of their goals persuading others to do the same
Seek solutions in which both sides gain something
Believe it is easier to withdraw (physically and emotionally) from a conflict than to face it.
Desire to be accepted and liked by others
Willing to sacrifice part of their goals and relationships to find agreement for the common good
Not satisfied until tensions and negative feelings have been fully resolved
Seek to achieve own goals at all costs
View conflicts as problems to be solved and seek solutions to meet own goals and goals of others
Not satisfied until a solution achieves own goals and the other person's
Smooth over the conflict out of fear of harming the relationship
Overpower opponents by forcing them to accept their solution to the conflict
Avoid issues/situations causing conflict and people involved in conflict.
Not concerned with the needs of others
Relationship is of great importance; give up their goals to preserve the relationship