The leadership process is not widely studied or understood. But like any profession, it is involved and for optimum effectiveness, it requires a structured plan and approach. The leadership process can most easily be understood if is broken down into three key ideas: analysis, definition, and achievement.
Conflict management requires the ability to manage or escalate conflict. To understand conflict as it pertains to leadership, we need to understand how to manage conflicts. A leader will also need to know how to escalate a conflict strategically when necessary.