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    What steps can a manager take to minimize negative conflict? Give specific actions/steps to minimize conflict that a manager can implement.

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    A manager can take a few different steps that are helpful in minimizing negative conflict. The manager should realize that while conflict is damaging to the workforce and to the organization, particularly when it gets to a point that is out of control, it is likely that in a larger organization especially, there will be inevitable times of small conflicts solely due to the nature of people. Not all people will get along all of the time -- it's not realistic. ...

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    The solution provides a detailed discussion examining steps that management can take to minimize negative conflict, and also gives specific actions and steps that a manager can implement. References are also provided.