Max and Simon were working in the same team. One day, they were asked to collaborate on a project assigned to them from their superior. Max likes structure in his work and he sets strict deadlines to himself to be able to perform effectively. On the other hand, Simon works in a more flexible way. When Max tried to set deadlines to Simon and execute the project in a particular way, a conflict between the two occurred.
Q1: What are the steps need to be followed to resolve the conflict between Max and Simon?
Q2: What is the cause of their conflict?
Q3: Which strategy/ strategies can resolve the conflict effectively and achieve the desire outcome?
Q1: In order to resolve the conflict between Max and Simon the following steps need to be followed:
Q2: In this scenario, both parties have a common goal (to complete the project successfully), but the source of their conflict lies on the difference in their working styles.
Q3: To resolve this conflict and allow them to work together efficiently, Max and Simon can follow two approaches: