Use this strategy carefully.) Two other times when an accommodating strategy can be appropriate: (1) if you are a manager and want your subordinates to take on responsibility and learn from their own mistakes, and (2) when you are hopelessly outmatched in power and the other side is using a competing strategy and you are going to lose anyway. If you feel that your concerns are never acknowledged and your opinions are ignored, you may be too accommodating.There are five long-recognized styles of negotiating which characterize both approaches to resolving disputes or making deals and the default approach taken by each individual to negotiating.
(This technique can backfire if you end up with a reputation for not standing your ground.
Unmanaged or poorly managed conflicts generate a breakdown in trust and lost productivity.
For small businesses, where success often hinges on the cohesion of a few people, loss of trust and productivity can signal the death of the business.
The incident occurred at the end of a very close game--a time when his team could not afford any penalties.
When tempers flared between one of Williams' teammates and an opponent, Williams ran across the field and began to fight.