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