Mgt 311 Week 3 Team Reflection Paper

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Week Three Team Reflection March 5, 2012 Organizational Development Andrew Wagstaff There are so many different things that people can do so that they can make a great team. One thing is to definitely communicate with one another and get to know each other a little better than what they already do. Another thing is to come up with an activity for all of them to do in a certain amount of teams to see how good they can do things in partners then after they are done with their tasks have them alternate. Of course it would have to be an activity that has to do with what the group will do in the future but the other advantage in this situation would have to be that the group will come together and get comfortable with one another. All of this…show more content…
There are many reasons for conflict, and because of this there are many different ways to deal with conflict depending on the situation. In situations of conflict that is created by misunderstanding it is most likely easier and more efficient to use problem-solving as a resource to solve the conflict. This means that the group or team gets together face-to-face in order to solve the conflict and because of this it is easier to reach a resolution. Another situation that can lead to conflict can be a lack of resources needed for the group or team to work efficiently. This can be resolved by the expansion of resources. Being innovative and using other resources could possibly be what is needed for the team to pull things together appropriately. There are other strategies used to deal with conflict as managers that need to support effective work groups or teams. A strategy that is popular among management when dealing with conflict resolution is authoritative command. This means that management uses authority to control the situation and eliminate the problem causing the conflict. This strategy can prevent from the conflict escalating into a serious situation that makes the team or group

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