When a problem exists a great way to tackle it is to create task force. Task force are a way of bringing some of the employees in to help create a solution to an ongoing problem. Highly effective with engagement withing an organization
By adopting a strong matrix structure, the project manager will have a border control and the functional department will execute as subcontractors. As a result, the efficiency would increase and the project deadline could be met. There should be a strong project focus within the group, so flexibility would increase. They should also establish task driven culture. According to the assessment, there was concern with project ownership.
Being innovative will also help with assessing arguments through critical thinking. I will be able to challenge the traditional methods and ideas within the group as well as seeing the value of opposing thoughts. Now that I have a better understanding of my career interests and competencies, I hope to continue on my path to success. I can
This is associated with Internalisation (conforming because you have accepted a group’s views and they now fit with your own beliefs). This type of conformity can occur with majority or minority influence, but it is most likely to happen when: • The right course of action is clear, there isn’t one obvious right answer • The situation is a crisis, you need to make a fast decision (both of these are evident when following a crowd who claim to be fleeing from a disaster, for example) • We believe the others to be experts; if we think the people we are conforming to “know what they are talking about” we are more likely to conform to their beliefs. Social Impact Theory This is a theory developed by Latané to explain why people conform in some situations but not others. The key principles of this explanation are: • Number – A
I will then go on to look at minimising conflict using a recognised technique and how the adverse effects can be minimised. Causes and Explanation Because there are a variety of personalities within the work place it is inevitable that there will be conflict at some point and this could be for any number of reasons; * Different Personal Values; at some point you may be asked to complete a task that conflicts with your ethical standards. When work conflicts with personal values conflict can arise very quickly and this can be overcome by trying not to ask people to do tasks that you know will cause them distress due to their beliefs/values. * Unpredictable Policies: When rules or policies change within the workplace and those changes are not communicated clearly, confusion and conflict can occur. It is essential to inform people of changes and why these changes are happening as when you are aware of why something is being altered you are much more likely to accept it.
Understanding how team work. Team working can be more productive than working individually as you work with more people achieving the same goal, people who have different skills and experiences and also different strengths and weaknesses. You can split the task in to small sections and give every one something to do, this will speed the process of achieving the goal. As a team you can help each other’s and share ideas so that best work is produced. Characteristics of effective team: Defined Roles It is important to decide who is doing what and who is going to be the leader (leader should be someone who is confident and able to lead).
Authoritarian leadership can be useful and beneficial within some of the public services. When decisions need to be made quickly and without ideas or comments being made from other team members. A strong independent person would need to take on the lead of being in charge and being the leader, because this style is used in situations when things need to be done quickly the leader must know what they are doing and have a good solid idea and what they want doing and how they want it done by other members in their team. In different, stressful task, for example, during military conflicts, members of the group may prefer to have a team leader who makes all the important decisions and they may also prefer to have someone telling them what needs to be done and how they need to do it, therefore they will not have
Over time the information will give us a good picture of how our practice has developed, what we use over and over again that seems to guarantee results and where we are struggling. From this we can identify any possible further training that could help, feel confident in the areas that are working well and be able to pass any useful methods onto others. Feedback from others is invaluable as often you see more when you are on the outside and it can often help to have another’s point of view. Feedback from others may come as a result of a performance review, a class observation or a general observation by a colleague. Reflective practice is essential to personal development and the goals and targets put in place at performance reviews can help to focus you and give you a renewed sense of ability to succeed and achieve.
Confirm that the selected corrective actions will resolve the problem for the customer and will not cause undesirable side effects. Define other actions, if necessary, based on potential severity of problem. Implement Permanent Corrective Actions. Define and implement the permanent corrective actions needed. Choose on-going controls to insure the root cause is eliminated.
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.