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