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Team Development, Leader/Follower Relationships, and Handling Conflict

(1) Creating a project team for an organization, what kinds of factors would you take into consideration in deciding the composition of the team? Would these factors be different if you were putting together a problem-solving team? Why, or why not? (2) Identify the stages of team development. Define the main issues at each st

case study - conflict

WORKPLACE BULLYING FACT PATTERN THE DEAN OF THE COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES Background Information: The President of State College contacted the facilitator to help deal with a conflict involving a workplace bully. President Walter is at his wits end. He first started hearing gossip about Dr. Short and his unpleasant persona

SWC: recently hired executives

SWC has experienced challenges in dealing with a key segment of its employee base: recently hired executives. The newer employees, ranging from very recent hires to staff with 2 to 3 years of experience have specific characteristics in common, including a desire for individual management attention, a constant pursuit of exposure

Conflict Management Design / Intrapersonal Conflict

Conflict is not negative; rather, how it is managed makes the experience and the outcome positive or negative. As a consultant working with an organization and helping them design a conflict management system explain how you will incorporate the three criteria for effective conflict management Rahim discusses. Describe how you

Negotiations: Conflict Resolution

How do you access conflicts that exists (IE: different agendas) between parties that are subordinate to those individuals that you are conducting your negotiations? How do you position and successfully conduct your strategy to deal with these conflicts which exist behind the scene that you are presented? These conflicts obviousl

Team Development: Conflict Resolution

Please identify the steps a leader can take to prevent conflict from happening and to respond to conflict once it has begun. What specific steps can a leader take to keep excessive conflict from becoming an issue? Offer specific suggestions of how a leader should respond. Once again, please use examples from teams you have witne

Excessive conflict in a self-determined team

One of the major challenges for a highly-functioning self-determined team within an organization is the presence of excessive conflict. The course readings explained the value of conflict and debate as it relates to evaluating alternative perspectives and growing closer as a team. However, when conflict becomes excessive, team p

Team Conflict And Dysfunction

In further exploring the impact of conflict, the text describes the importance of embracing healthy amounts of conflict in any high-functioning organization with self-determined, motivated, and high-functioning teams. Provide an example where the fear of conflict led to team dysfunction. Describe how this challenge was overcome.

A brief overview of conflict resolution and initiatives

Please provide a brief overview of these topics: 1. Teaching conflict resolution skills in a workshop 2. Mediation revisited 3. Conflict in organizations 4. The research on conflict resolution initiatives 5. The study of conflict resolution

Conflict resolution in an organization

How would you consult for an organization that recognizes bullying is detrimental to company profit? How would you use these concepts (aggression and violence, intractable conflict, moral conflict and engaging alternative perspectives) to explain this behavior to the organization's leadership?

Evaluation of Change and Conflict

I need help on a journal article related to change and conflict. Analysis the article and write a short (150 word) description and evaluation of it. And then answer the following questions suggested by Leedy and Ormrod (2001): 1.Was the article reviewed by experts in the field before it was published? 2.Does the article

Team Conflict and Resolution

1. What are the things/steps that make a team successful in solving problems? 2. Describe Tuckman's four stages of team development and the philosophy behind those stages: Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing. 3. What is conflict resolution? What are the steps to resolving? (Use Johnson and Johnson's recommended negotia

Conflict Resolution and Values

Hi, I need some assistance with the following questions: 1.Give four brief, well-written paragraphs on the effects of cooperation, competition, justice and conflict. 2.Give a conflict situation and deliberate on each of these five values: 1) reciprocity 2) human equality 3) shared community 4) fallibility 5) nonvio

The Egyptian and Israeli Conflict of the mid 1970's

The Egyptian and Israeli conflict of the mid 1970's posed a dilemma. There were peripheral parties that also posed problems for the negotiators. Syria had grave concerns about the Palestinian issue while Israel had no particular desire to sit down and negotiate with the Palestinian Liberation Organization. Egypt had concerns abo

Conflict in Healthcare

Explore conflict in the healthcare organization. Does conflict have a place in the field of medicine? Is conflict always negative?

Sources of Conflict

Of the Sources of Conflict, which one do you believe that as a manager you could exert the most influence? The least amount of influence? Explain your answer.

Most Valuable Lesson in Challenges of Conflict

What is the most valuable lesson about conflict and why it so important? (1 page, APA style) Describe a conflict and write a page on how you act before and after the conflict. Then answer these questions: 1. What were the challenges of the conflict? 2. How did it feel to go back and work through an old conflict?

Conflict Analysis Factors in Organizations

Which of communication, psychodynamics, social identity, conflict style, power, culture, and, face-saving is the most significant factor in analyzing conflicts? Explain why you believe the other concepts are less important. Refer to at least one well-known case of conflict to illustrate your argument. Provide a thoughtful ana

Folger, Poole, and Stutman. "Working through conflict."

In the book of Folger, Poole, and Stutman "Working through conflict," describe the three stage models for understanding conflict: Rummel's model, Pondy's model, and the Negotiation model. Address the following question: 1. Analyze an intergroup conflict you are familiar with using one of the models. 2. How did

Executive Director of Contractors Conflict

Scenario: You are the new executive director of the Colorado Registrar of Contractors (CROC). In this capacity, you are charged with issuing contractor licenses to the state's builders, contractors, electricians, plumbers, etc. (basically anyone involved in the construction industry). You also investigate complaints by consumer

Managing Conflict in Ones Personal Life

Incorporate the concepts of managing conflict into ones personal life using the concepts of collaborative problem-solving and include the role of forgiveness and reconciliation. How will this play into ones own attitudes and behaviors?

Saving Face

What understanding can you demonstrating on the significance of face-saving in social conflict and its resolution. Include the following: (a) Theories pertaining to face-saving; (b) Distinctions/relationship between face-saving, face-giving, and face-loss; (c) Reasons as why conflict resolution specialists need to know the

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

Interpersonal Conflict at the Macro and Micro Level

Plese help with these questions 1. Thinking on these three concepts: preventing destructive conflict, positive approaches to conflict and the structure of conflict, what have we learned from it and how can we use them? (2 pages) 2. On the mapping the conflict at the Macro and Micro level why is it hard to understand it?

Conflict and Models of Employee Relations

Please help me with these questions. 1. Identify and briefly explain 3 negative outcomes of conflict. 2. Identify and briefly explain 3 positive outcomes of conflict. 3. Identify and explain in detail 3 possible causes of conflict using examples to help you. 4. Identify and briefly explain 3 symptoms of conflict.