Horizontal Conflict

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Horizontal Conflict

In marketing, stiff competition between two large companies or products. Horizontal conflict results in oversaturation of the market because competitors are targeting the same demographics. It is nearly impossible for a small competitor to enter the market during horizontal conflict. See also: Vertical Conflict.
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The collision risk [r.sub.ij] between two aircrafts i and j is computed in four different ways, depending on the combinations of vertical and horizontal conflicts:
A horizontal conflict occurs if the security cylinder of aircraft i intersects the shadow segment generated by aircraft j or, on the contrary, since [mathematical expression not reproducible] are parallels.
''I believe that the act of burning the holy script of a religion will incite horizontal conflicts...and can incite violent action,'' Yudhoyono said in a statement televised live.
Horizontal conflicts arise from differences among personnel at the same level; vertical ones result from personnel or offices at different levels in the organizational hierarchy.
"This means he must solve the horizontal conflicts. And the most important thing is to make a solid elite," he said.
Then what started as a horizontal conflict internal to the unit will become part of, or create, a vertical struggle between parties not originally involved.