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Conflict refers to the disagreement or dispute between two or more parties. Which can occur at a workplace or within an organization.
Conflict styles at working place
Work style differences
Approach to conflict change
Although conflict do appear in most occasions especially at workplaces, it is always important to find solutions. I will be required to employ some of the identified styles to initiate conflict change depending on the nature of conflict. A better work environment may yield much and as such I will ensure attaining it. The course remains to be fundamental to my future profession
Group cohesion strategies
Team member selection
Keeping communication open
There are various types of decision making such as psychological, cognitive, and normative. However, despite all the types being important I prefer the cognitive style of making decision.
Applying the cognitive approach
In future I will employ this style in solving problems within the future group work. This is because it involves iterative cycles and constant assessment of the reactions and impacts of the decision. Considering this style it is easy to make critical decisions when needed.
Approaching problem solving
Problem solving is a truly fascinating science, incorporating organizational behavior, psychology, sociology, neurology, strategy, management, philosophy, and logic.
Strategies for problem solving
It starts with identifying the problem
Structuring the problem
Then looking for possible solutions
Implementing decisions while monitoring to obtain feedback
Goldenberg, O. & Wiley, J. (2011). Quality, Conformity, and Conflict: Questioning the Assumptions of Osborn’s Brainstorming Technique. The Journal Of Problem Solving, 3(2). http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/1932-6246.1093
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