Conflict Avoidance: The Flight Response.
The avoidance of conflict does not necessarily mean that conflict will be avoided.
Conflict Avoidance: The Fight Response.
It is imperative to first give careful thought before attempting to employ the fight response.
Conflict Avoidance: Deterence by projection of power.
One method of conflict avoidance is to leave no doubt in an adversary's mind the most likely outcome of a conflict.
Conflict Avoidance: Deterence by projecting power in numbers.
One, maybe.. two, possibly.. three.. no way.