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Actuality vs Espoused Reality

Explain how a manager would avoid having espoused reality enter into his or her department.
Include a discussion on the tools they could use, would department meetings help - please be sure to support your position with peer reviewed references.

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The manager has several methods of ensuring that espoused reality is avoided. The manager would like to have acceptable norms or bounds of behavior for his department. Without departmental values the departmental members will follow their individual value system or espoused reality. This may not promote behavior that the manager favors in his department (a). If he allows espoused reality that works against the long range goals of his ...

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This solution explains actual and espoused reality conflict management. The sources used are also included in the solution.