Effective Essay: How Conflict Can Be Constructive?

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Conflict can be constructive if it introduces new information; encourages ideas, testing, and creativity; and clears the air. It can be destructive if it distracts attention from the task or inhibits communication. Conflict can be highly desirable. Conflict is constructive when its effect is to: Introduce different solutions to problems. Define power relationships more clearly. Encourage creativity and the testing of ideas (avoiding groupthink). Focus attention on individual contributions. Bring emotions out into the open. Release hostile feelings that have been or may be repressed otherwise. Conflict can also be destructive. It may: Distract attention from the task. Polarise views and dislocate the group. Subvert objectives in favour of secondary goals. Encourage…show more content…
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