The textbook we use in this class: Communication Pathways By: Joseph M. Valenzano III, Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post, Erin S. Parcel
Interpersonal Conflict / Chapter 12
Instructions: After reading the textbook chapter, answer the prompts below. To receive full credit, each response should be written as a complete paragraph (5-7 sentences in length) and incorporate key concepts and vocabulary from the textbook. Save the file to your computer, and then upload a copy to Canvas to submit your responses. Be prepared to share some of your thoughts during our class discussion.
- Give an example of a conflict that you have had with someone recently. Which of the three reasons that conflict exists was primarily responsible for the conflict? Were you able to resolve this conflict effectively? Why or why not?
2. In which types of situations is your primary/preferred conflict style helpful? In which types of situations is it a hindrance?