Axia College Material
Appendix E Worksheet
Conflict Management Worksheet
Read the scenarios below and respond with how you would handle each conflict. Refer to Ch. 2.2 of your text for help. Is there is a right or wrong way to respond to every situation?
|Scenario |Response |
|You come home from work and see a potted plant in the corner of the living|My first response would be to acknowledge my spouse’s frustration and |
|room that appears to be dying. You decide to throw out the plant and |apologize. Then I would explain my intentions for throwing out the plant and |
|replace it with a new one from the garden store. Upon returning from the |emphasize that I have purchased a better, nicer looking plant for the living |
|store, you notice that your spouse is very upset about the missing plant. |room, making it sound exciting! |
|You try to explain that you threw it out and brought back a new plant. In | |
|the middle of your explanation, you are cut short with the harsh | |
|statement, “How could you throw out a perfectly good plant? What were you | |
|thinking?!” | |
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|How would you handle this situation? | |
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