Conflicts and Conflict Resolutions. Essay

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Weekly Assignment 3: By Njoku Phyllis-Vitus Chidimma. W A 3:1 Questions: 1. What are the Topics (T) of this conflict? 2. What are the Relational (R) issues of this conflict? 3. What Identity (I) issues can you identify? 4. What are some possible Process (P) issues involved in this conflict? 5. How do you predict this conversation will end? 6. What do you think the goals are for each of the parties? How do you think those goals might change? 7. What suggestions do you have for the parties in this conflict? Answers: 1. What are the Topics (T) of this conflict? The topic is to hire Nikki as a full time Therapist to replace Lee who is leaving. 2. What are the Relational (R) issues of this conflict? The relational issues are seen in Laura’s statement. She feels Jim has already talked to Keith and John. She feels such treatment wasn’t fair. Also Celeste mentioned it in his last statement that Jim has already reached a decision with Keith and John before consulting the team. He sees Jim’s decision to hire Nikki as a personal decision and not a group decision. 3. What Identity (I) issues can you identify? Jim spoke of Nikki’s identity…”she’s done great jobs as an intem, and the kids like her”. This was supported by Keith when she said…”I don’t think we could find anyone better”. Even Laura recognized Nikki’s identity; she said...”she does a good job, but we might be able to get someone even better”. This gave more credit to Nikki that she’s good at her job. But Celeste is fighting not to have Nikki hired. 4. What are some possible Process (P) issues involved in this

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