Avoiding means that you want to evade an issue.
When to use it >>> when there is no chance of getting what you want.
Accommodating means that you will satisfy someone else needs rather than yours.
When to use it >>> When for you it doesn’t matter whether your position or someone’s else position is satisfied.
Competing means that you will satisfy your needs and ignore others’ needs.
When to use it >>> When quick and decisive action is needed.
Compromising means that everybody’s needs are satisfied.
When to use it >>> When two opponents with equal power perception of a sell out are strongly committed to mutually exclusive goals.
Collaborating means that the needs of the people involved in the conflict are taken into consideration.
When to use it >>> When there is a need to merge insights from people of different perspectives on a problem.