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Building Teams and Resolving Conflict

You have just attended a manager's meeting about establishing self-directed, high-performing teams. The company is concerned because some of the managers are having success building self-directed, high-performing teams while others are not. A discussion occurred that identified the characteristics of the successful team building elements and compared them to those managers that have not been successful. This is a situation where those who are struggling need to learn from those who are doing well. The discussions included identifying what could be going wrong and what steps might be taken for success.

You have been asked to write a research report that summarizes the meeting and offers some recommendations that might be helpful to those managers who are struggling. Specifically, your report must include:

Identification of the difficulties the managers may be having in establishing self-directed, high-performing teams
Identification of the successful characteristic of establishing self-directed, high-performing teams
Recommendations for success
A designed plan that might help guide the struggling managers and improve negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Use the Library and Internet to research this topic.

Present your findings as a 3-4 pages Word document formatted in APA style.

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//Properly structured self directed teams contributes in the high performance of the organization and leads an organization towards its goal. But, if they are not formed appropriately, then this can cause problems in the organization. This answer will discuss various difficulties occurring while establishing self directions teams. It will discuss successful characteristics while establishing self directed teams and recommendations for success for these teams. This section will discuss difficulties while establishing self directed teams//.

Self directed teams are formed by managers using the company's mission statement. In self directed teams, personnel of the company unite together and form a team. Self directed high performing teams contribute immensely not only to the individual's performance but also in the success of the organization, as managers of a self directed and high performing team are more effective and successful. Establishing self directed, high performing team is not a trouble-free task. The managers have to go through numerous difficulties while establishing them.

Refined talent and upgraded skills are essentials in every area of work while forming self directed high performing teams. It acts as a critical factor in the success of the team. All managers and employees of the company are not bestowed with superior skills due to which forming a team becomes difficult. Competency of the team members is a pre-requisite for self directed teams; members of the team must have the aptitude to manage their independence, as well as their team's work. Adequate information is also necessary while establishing teams consecutively to make effective decisions, which sometimes is not available to managers and thus, they face difficulties during establishing and implementing the team (Medina, 2006).

Some managers and team members emerge as the conflicting elements in the team and lack loyalty towards the team. This causes difficulty while establishing the team as less loyal, and more conflicts will reduce the performance rather than enhancing it. Less or no motivating factor for being in the team will emerge as a complexity while establishing it. ...

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The expert examines building teams and resolving conflicts.