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Q10. Mike is the project manager for the XYZ Company. As a project manager, he is responsible for all communication needs in his data center project, which has started recently. A project team member and the customer are in conflict over the level of accuracy needed on a sampling. Since conflicts are inevitable in such a huge project, he has decided to split the difference between what the two stakeholders want. This is an example of which of the following?

A. Forcing

B. Avoidance

C. Confronting

D. Compromising

Correct Answer: D


Searching for solutions that bring some degree of satisfaction to all parties in order to temporarily or partially resolve the conflict is compromise. In the scenario, both parties give up something. A compromise is an example of a lose-lose solution.

Domain Name: 9. HR
Reference: PMBOK5 Section 9.4.Page 283

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