Besides immediate conflict and conflicting opinions of treatment, unresolved conflicts also have the potential of impacting quality patient care. Battling for resources and the complexity of the organization are also antecedents of health care conflict on the macro level.
Power and conflict in intensive care clinical decision making. Chester, B. Yet, this area of research still needs to be broadened see for instance Lu et al.
Journal of Advanced Nursing, 59 1 While functional conflict can help an organization make necessary changes, dysfunctional conflict bears negative results.
None of our potential control variables were correlated with the dependent variables included in our model.