Case from book of conflict management (barabara).Sophia and Isaam are colleagues and peers in the same organization. Sophia is vice president and general counsel; Isaam is vice president of finance. They have been friends for many years and, in fact, completed their MBAs together. They are currently participating in completing due diligence relative to potential acquisition. Sophia is project team manager for t acquisition audit/ investigation. Sophia and Isaam differ in their perceptions of certain key matters discovered and, therefore, disagree on whether or not to proceed with the acquisition. Sophia maintains that understanding and disposition of matters require legal expertise. They are about to discuss their findings and recommendations with the CEO who is very excited about going forward with this transaction and generally disdains being told of problems when it means he cannot do what he wants to do.1. Which powers are held by Sophia, Isaam, and he CEO? Which if any, of the powers you identified are merely perceived, or imaginary?2. How would you describe the relative balance of these powers?3. Do you have any suggestions for Sophia that may lessen or eliminate the conflict between her and Isaam?
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