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Free PMP® Exam Sample Question

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Sandra is the vice president for a large software development company. She has recently proposed a new game development project which has been strongly opposed by another vice president. Which of the following conflict resolution techniques that conforms to the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct should Sandra use to resolve the conflict?

A.) Forcing

B.) Collaborating

C.) Withdrawal

D.) Avoiding

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Answer & Explanation

Correct Answer: B)

According to the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, “We listen to others’ points of view, seeking to understand them.” Only the collaborate/problem solve technique conforms to this clause.

Reference: PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, Respect

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