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The Elephant in the Boardroom by Edgar Papke

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Chapter 12AIMING TO WIN

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In the previous chapter, the focus was on avoidance and the consequences of not confronting or engaging in conflict situations. In this chapter, I am inviting you to explore an approach to confronting conflict with the aim of getting something you want. More often than not, leaders are looking to get some kind of gain and seeking an outcome that provides them with a sense of accomplishment and a feeling of self-satisfaction. It’s part of their nature. One of the reasons you are in a position of leadership is that you find meeting a challenge and winning is naturally stimulating. Competition and achieving your desired outcome ...

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