Accommodating and compromising
It is certainly reasonable to use this strategy when the issue at hand is something of little importance to you.
If you are trying to pick a movie to watch, and you really don't care, it's fine to say 'Whatever you want is ok with me'.
For instance, some people predominantly use collaborating when in interpersonal conflict situations.
Collaborating with the other party promotes creative problem solving, and it's a way of fostering mutual respect and rapport.
Motto: "Whatever." The accommodating style is one of sacrifice, selflessness and low assertiveness.
You are willing to give up just about everything in order to preserve the relationship with the other party.
is an important variable--if there were never any time pressures, collaboration might always be the best approach to use.
In addition to time pressures, some of the most important factors to consider are issue importance, relationship importance, and relative power: When you find yourself in conflict over very important issues, you should normally try to collaborate with the other party. About the Newsletter and Subscriptions Leader Letter is written by Dr.
This style can be effective when both parties are equally powerful and willing to cooperate, and they want to preserve the relationship for the future.