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Outline the differences between productive and counterproductive conflicts. Select an example for each type (productive and counterproductive) of conflict from your workplace and explain where each went wrong. Analyze the behaviors that led to the different outcomes. Provide suggestions for correcting the counterproductive conflict.

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//In this paper, two types of conflicts in an organization will be discussed; the introduction of the topic starts with the general meaning of conflict and then proceeds with differences between productive and counterproductive conflicts stating some examples.//

Conflict is a general term that refers to disagreements, disputes, fights, quarrels among individuals, groups or communities (Deo, 2009). An organization encounters two types of conflicts, namely productive and counterproductive conflicts. The two types of conflicts differ from each other in a number of ways.

The productive conflicts are more positive, creative, constructive, and innovative. They develop better communication and interaction, and in turn lead to the healthy working environment, thus, increasing the efficiency of an ...

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