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Conflicts Are Important Worksheet

In this assignment, you must write 300 to 450 words on conflict and conflict management. Record your answers in this worksheet.

Part 1: The Five Conflict Types

Describe each of the five conflict types using paragraph form.

1. Pseudo conflicts:

Psueudo conflicts, are conflicts that are not real, but they are only perceived as real conflicts. Pseudo conflicts can result from two causes: faulty assumptions, and false dilemmas. A faulty assumption would be asking one of your dental assistants to stay behind, after office hours to help sterilize instruments. You notice that the dental assistant is leaving the office, and you assume that they are leaving so that they do not have to process instruments. Although your assumption may be right, maybe they left to the central supply department to pick up sterile equipment. This assumption is a set-up for a pseudo conflict; you have made an assumption into a fact. Pseudo conflicts that result from false dilemmas occur when the parties involved see only two choices as solutions to a problem. For example, if you were invited to a party on a Friday night, but Saturday morning you have a schedule work day; you see that there are only two choices. You can either attend the part and call out of work, or not attend the party and disappoint family and friends. In reality, you can leave the party at a reasonable hour and leave early. This will give you quality time with your family and friends, and still allow rest for your work day.

2. Fact conflicts:

Fact conflicts are at hand when individuals disagree about information that can easily be verified. For example, I was having a heated discussion with friend of mine, and the top was about HIV/AIDS. I argued that African Americans have a high rate of being infected with the virus, as…...

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