Forcing-executing - human resource managementforcing is a win-lose, because one party forces their view onto another party. the party doing the forcing gets exactly what they want, but the other party gets nothing of what they want. this is a bad way to handle conflicts. smoothing is a lose-lose, because the issue is simply avoiding and will likely come back up later. punishment is not a conflict resolution technique; it is a form of power. contronting is where you solve the problem/issue to find a solution that makes both parties happy and is the best way to handle conflict.