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CONFLICT. The opposition or difference between two judicial jurisdictions, when they both claim the right to decide a cause, or where they both declare their incompetency. The first is called a positive conflict, and the, latter a negative conflict.

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The president, National Union of Chemical, Footwear, Rubber, Leather and Non-Metallic Employees (NUCFRLANMPE), Babatunde Olatunji, has urged governments at all levels, employers in the private sector, workers and the trade unions to uphold and utilise collective bargaining machinery to prevent conflict and crisis in the workplace.
* A strategy for dealing with conflicts that can have negative effects on individuals and, potentially, the organization.
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Data conflicts can stem from lack of information, misinformation, a disagreement on which data is relevant, different interpretations of information or competing assessment procedures.
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Social conflicts are the unavoidable and undeniable phenomena of human life.
From January to December 2016, 28 armed conflicts were waged in 26 countries.