Animals are associated with each conflict styles to help you remember the differences.
Representative animals also give you a common language to discuss conflict styles with others.
All five of these styles are effective for resolving conflict some of the time and inappropriate at other times.
During conflict, we have the ability to choose a conflict style that is most likely to get us the results we want.
If we compromise, we may feel OK about the outcome, but still harbor resentments in the future.