Welcome to the Conflict Management Style Assessment.

What conflict management style are you? Collaborator, Avoider, Competitor, Accommodator or Compromiser.  Keep in mind that one style is not necessarily better than another, each style has pros and cons.  As you take this quiz, keep track of your scores for each grouping of questions. Never = 1, Sometimes = 2, Often = 3, Always = 4 :

  • Collaborating (questions 1, 5, 7):
  • Competing: (questions 4, 9, 12):
  • Avoiding: (questions 6, 10, 15):
  • Accommodating: (questions 3, 11, 14):
  • Compromising: (questions 2, 8, 13):

Because the scoring of this assessment requires totaling different groups of questions, it may be easier to download the files and fill it out manually. Here is a ConflictManagementStylesAssessment.  Your score will help you determine what your conflict management style is and will include the pros and cons of each style.

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1. I discuss issues with others to try to find solutions that meet everyone’s needs.
2. I try to negotiate and use a give-and-take approach to problem situations.
3. I try to meet the expectations of others.
4. I would argue my case and insist on the advantages of my point of view.
5. When there is a disagreement, I gather as much information as I can and keep the lines of communication open.
6. When I find myself in an argument, I usually say very little and try to leave as soon as possible.
7. I try to see conflicts from both sides. What do I need? What does the other person need? What are the issues involved?
8. I prefer to compromise when solving problems and just move on.
9. I find conflicts exhilarating; I enjoy the battle of wits that usually follows.
10. Being in a disagreement with other people makes me feel uncomfortable and anxious
11. I try to meet the wishes of my friends and family.
12. I can figure out what needs to be done and I am usually right.
13. To break deadlocks, I would meet people halfway.
14. I may not get what I want but it’s a small price to pay for keeping the peace.
15. I avoid hard feelings by keeping my disagreements with others to myself.

Welcome to the Conflict Management Style Assessment. Because the scoring of this assessment requires totaling different groups of questions, it may be easier to download the files and fill it out manually. Here is a ConflictManagementStylesAssessment.  Your score will help you determine what your conflict management style is and will include the pros and cons of each style.

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