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Types of conflict is described between X, Y, and Z

Mr. X is the project manager of a $65 million project of which $1 million is subcontracted out to another company in which Mr. Y is project manager. Unfortunately, Mr. X does not consider Mr. Y as his counterpart and continually communicates with the director of engineering in Mr. Y's company. What type of conflict is that, and how should it be resolved?

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This could be an interest conflict: Interest conflicts are caused by competition over perceived incompatible needs. Conflicts of interest result when one or more people believe that there is a hierarcy conflict or interests of the other are not the same as the interests of themselves. Interest-based conflict will commonly be expressed in positional terms (i.e. ...

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The types of conflict described between X, Y and Z are given.