Choose an organizational conflict in the news. Analyze the situation and explain if the leaders are using fight or flight responses. Support your response. If you were consulting with this firm, how would you apply the characteristics of a conflict management system? Explain how you would utilize the six practical principles in your systems design. (Please give me in text citations and references in APA format)
Penn State University's Coach is Fired
Joe Paterno was Penn State University's coach for 61 years, 46 seasons and over 409 games. He was fired over horrific allegations that he was involved in a child abuse scandal that was occurring at Penn State for many years involving the former assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky. Jerry Sandusky was accused of sexually assaulting or had inappropriate contact with at least eight underage boys on or near the university property. He was indicted on 42 counts of child molestation which occurred sometime between 1994 and 2004 - but it is alleged that it could have dated back as far as 1970s.
Joe Paterno was told about this from an eye witness and he turned it over to other people who could handle it better than he could. He thought he had handed it off to professionals that could ...
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Analyzes and given take on fight or flight responses