1c. Conflict can empower an individual: Fear of conflict can lead to self-induced oppression. In the case where a daughter is faced with a controlling parent, choosing to respectfully engage in conflict can demonstrate to the young person that she has a measure of control over her life and does not have to endure oppressive oversight. A successful confrontation will build her own self-esteem.
2. Describe your negotiation style. My negotiation style tends to be integrative and principled. My primary strength is that I have a good motive in seeking to obtain a win/win situation for all parties; I want to define the goals and maximize the objectives for everyone within a discussion framework that has fair standards and a high level of integrity. The weakness in my position is that a dishonest bargainer could possibly use my desire for consensus to manipulate me through deceit or hardball tactics.
3a.1 I had two friends who engaged in an integrative bargain resulting in a win/win situation. ...Show more