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Conflict Management Week 1

by: Rachel Vigil

Conflict Management Week 1 SPCM 436

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These notes cover week 1. - Why we study conflict -Interpersonal conflict
Conflict Mgmt & Communication
Veliquette, Abigail J
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Rachel Vigil on Friday August 26, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to SPCM 436 at Colorado State University taught by Veliquette, Abigail J in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 17 views.


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Date Created: 08/26/16
August 25, 2016  Conflict: A disagreement between two parties based on one opinion, decision, goal etc. Why Study Conflict:  To fine tune your experience o Competence- ability to achieve your goals while you fulfill relation and situational expectations.  Appropriateness- managing the relationships of the conflict along the way  Effectiveness – do you achieve the goal of the conflict?  Competence Grid <----  Optimi-ing  Minimizing Appr  Maximiopri  Sufficing ness ------------------------------------- effectiveness  To learn that conflict is common o 7-8 conflicts an hour between mothers and toddles of 18, 24 and 36 months o College dating couples engage in 2.3 conflicts a week. o Unhappy married couples experience one conflict every 5 days o More about how people communicate during than how much it tends to occur  To understand that people develop individually through conflict o Our goal obtainment depends, in part, on our ability to resolve and manage conflict.  To diminish aggression o 20-25% of families with adolescent children experience disruptions that have sever consequences o 20% of people in romances will have physical  To maintain or improve your physical health o Negative conflict behaviors negatively afftect blood pressure during conflict dicussions and immune health 20 hours later o Men are more aware of their physiological arousal during conflict, whereas women experience more negative and persistent physiological outcomes than men.  To achieve satisfying relationships o Couples that were in complain-defend interactions engage in fights longer Interpersonal conflict:  incompatibility between people that can be manifested in any behaviors in any situation.  Refers to behaviors that explicitly show a disagreement between two people  Refers to situations that involve feelings of hostility.  Behaviors that explicitly shows a disagreement between two people involved in a situation marked by feelings of hostility


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