Vertical Conflict

Vertical Conflict

Competition between two or more companies at different levels on the channel of distribution. For example, a manufacturer may stop selling to a retailer because another company offers a better deal. See also: Horizontal Conflict.
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Water issue has generated conflict both vertically and horizontally: vertical conflict inside the country due to absence or weakness of policy structures, while horizontally against the neighbors, who in turn blame Pakistan for not using water optimally for energy production.
It is a vertical conflict between the state and various ethnically defined societies.
All of the above dynamics sustain the potential for both horizontal and vertical conflict.
They work with a broad cross-section of rural and urban communities and are recognised for their work in supporting land rights for local communities at-risk from resource extraction, for monitoring human rights abuses, and facilitating resolution of both horizontal and vertical conflicts in Papua.
The third type of conflict, and "the one that has been most neglected by economic theoreticians," he termed vertical conflict.
37] Horizontal conflict occurs between similar firms at the same level in the channel, intertype conflict occurs between different types of intermediaries at the same level, and vertical conflict occurs between intermediaries at different levels of the channel.
Table 3 also reveals a great deal of vertical conflict between intermediaries at different levels of the channel.
The community camps were again involved in a horizontal split, and each camp was trying to get the selection committee into a submissive role, thereby setting up a vertical conflict between levels of the system.
Vertical conflicts are detected more easily considering the security cylinders.

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