Mgt 311 Groups, Teams, And Conflict

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Groups, Teams, and Conflict Priscilla Navarro MGT/311 May 9, 2013 Mike Sawyer Team Strategy Plan To hire an effective team a manager has to look at each employee as an individual and their strengths and weaknesses. Some individuals are already team players and may not need that extra push to be a part of a team. Others may not be team players but could be trained to become one and some just may not be able to be a team player at all. Looking at their individuality can give a manager an idea on what that person needs to work on and how effective they can be on a team. The best strategy to build teams would be to perform evaluations of employees and focus on the each person’s strengths and build on their individuality. Weaknesses also play a part in process. Determine if their strengths outweigh their weaknesses and if they can be formed into a positive team member. If training is to play a part in the decision making incorporate that with the recruitment of the team players. The challenges and barriers that may…show more content…
In a controlled environment it is wise to set up meetings individually and then with both parties involved. Most conflicts flourish from miscommunication. Sometimes it is a small issue that has been fed by rumors and misleading information. The he said she said issues have created more havoc then production. The best way to get to the source of the issue is to confront it. Possible challenges/road blocks to resolving the conflict could include strong personalities. Some people who do possess a strong personality cannot see past the conflict and have a hard time accepting the realty of miscommunication. It is almost impossible to change the mind of a person who is close minded. It may be necessary to take other measures to resolve and sometimes several before the issue is resolved. It would be a step process or even transferring that person to another team or

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