Conflict of Perspective

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Conflict usually arises when our perspectives are diverse and intensified. This article explains why that happens and how to work with the conflict.

What is the Conflict of Perspective?

Because each person is unique with different perspectives, varying passions, and diversity of experiences, each person in your organization will naturally see things differently.

A diversity of perspective is highly valued in organizations; however, at times when passionate people with unique perspectives work on important tasks conflict can accelerate rapidly. 

As you can see in the chart below, the greatest conflict arises when there is a high intensity of importance coupled with a high diversity in viewpoint or perspective.

Why it Matters?

Being aware of this phenomenon is important for leaders so they can quickly understand and help people back into collaborative productivity.

Do You Want to Fight?

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