Parked IssuesThe practice of leaving business issues open without devoting any time to their resolution. For example, a project can close with a list of issues left unresolved. Likewise, a list of operational issues can be viewed as a backlog whereby low priority items may never be addressed. At some point, unresolved issues may be dropped in a process known as backlog refinement.consensus decision making where decision authority isn't assigned to individuals. For example, if two sides can't agree on the value of a proposed strategy it may be left unimplemented. influence. As such, professionals who depend on social influence to achieve objectives may avoid such debate. For example, a salesperson or diplomat may refuse to be baited into an argument that isn't relevant to their goals.
Dealing With CriticismAn individual with a strong sense of identity and purpose who doesn't feel a need to defend themselves every time they are criticized.
Social HarmonyAgreeing to disagree is a social strategy that suggests there is a time and place for political debate and a time and place for finding areas of agreement between people to build social bonds. Leaving issues unresolved allows a community, group, team or family to focus on areas of commonality. The opposite strategy can be described as creative tension, whereby constant debate creates a tense environment that is conductive to change.
|Overview: Agree To Disagree|
An agreement, often unspoken, to leave a contentious issue unresolved.
A social strategy that prioritizes social harmony over debate and change.
The practice of refusing to be baited into an argument that isn't relevant to your goals.