When Professional Cultures Clash Professional cultures have been identified as potential barriers to effective collaboration

Levi discussed the role of power in conflict development and management. Consider a time when you or a colleague experienced a clash of cultures with a professional from another health care discipline. Consider “culture” in its broadest definition, to include age, gender, ethnicity, generation, values, and so forth. In your post: •Describe the situation in which conflict occurred. •Reflect on the professional preparation of the two individuals. What aspects of their professional roles contributed to the conflict? •Discuss how power played a role in the conflict. •Identify if bullying (also known as incivility or horizontal violence) was involved. •Describe how the opposition turned into collaboration. Write a succinct initial post of at least 150 words. Demonstrate clarity of thought and precision in writing. Support your discussion with at least one reference