Incompatibility of enactment of two or more different roles that one person can enact at a certain time or place. The role conflict can be of short duration, tied to a certain situation, or long-lived. An example of role conflict would be a husband and father who is also Chief of Police. If a tornado strikes the small town he is living in, the man has to decide if he should go home and be with his family and fulfill the role of being a good husband and father or remain and fulfill the duties of a "good" Chief of Police because the whole town needs his expertise.

 










   

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