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Conflict management, team building

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? Conflict Management
o Define
? Methods for developing a team
o Creative
o Innovative
? How to develop skills to assimilate into newly formed teams and become effective members quickly and efficiently
o Team members
o Leaders

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Conflict management is the practice of identifying and handling conflict in a sensible, fair, and efficient manner. Conflict management requires such skills as effective communicating, problem solving, and negotiating with a focus on interests.

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Conflict management is a systematic process geared toward finding mutually satisfying outcomes for two or more conflicted parties. Outcomes help a team, group, organization or community function more effectively and achieve stated goals. The ultimate purpose of conflict management is to reduce the incidence of dysfunctional conflict (conflict that hinders group performance) and to increase the likelihood that any conflicts that take place will be resolved efficiently and effectively.

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? Methods for developing a team
o Creative
o Innovative

Few methods for developing team:

Make sure that the team goals are totally clear and completely understood and accepted by each team member.

Make sure there is complete clarity in who is responsible for what and avoid overlapping authority. For example, if there is a risk that two team members will be competing for control in certain area, try to divide that area into two distinct parts and give each more complete control in one of those parts, according to those individual's strengths and personal inclinations.

Build trust with your team members by spending one-on-one time in an atmosphere of honesty and openness. Be loyal to your employees, if you expect the same.

Allow your office team members build trust and openness between each other in team building activities and events. Give them some opportunities of extra social time with each other in an atmosphere that encourages open communication. For example in a group lunch on Friday. Though be careful with those corporate team building activities or events in which socializing competes too much with someone's family time.

For issues that rely heavily on the team consensus and commitment, try to involve the whole team in the decision making process. For example, via group goal setting or group sessions with collective discussions of possible decision options or solution ideas. What you want to achieve here is that each team member feels his or her ...

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Conflict management, team building