5. Conflict can be enjoyable. (p.44) In order to make diversity beneficial within the working environment one must be willing to maintain an openness to different ways of thinking, various strategies of problem solving and commit to combining ideas to create the most appropriate steps to resolution. In an attempt to understand how to approach the idea of diversity a team of 16 persons in a high stress, close working environment including 24 hours shifts were asked to give short description of their strengths and weaknesses. "I am clinically strong, yet second guess myself".
Critical Thinking Habits Most Useful in Interpreting In “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Gilman Critical thinking is one important thing that people should consider using it in daily life. Critical thinking is a process of identification and evaluation of evidence when making a decision and it will clarify a task and finally guide to the best outcome. Some people might say “I know how to think”, “I have been thinking all of my life”, however, it is not easy to think critically. People have to learn, practice, and improve the habits of critical thinking in order to achieve it. Here there are some critical thinking habits most useful in interpreting in “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Gilman which are ask questions, define terms and concepts, and analyze assumptions and biases.
There are a number of reasons why conflict occurs; difference in beliefs, morals, religion and values, fear and unmatched expectations. Conflict has a number of different causes, consequences and ways it can be resolved. Individuals are entitled to their own opinion, which often causes dismay to others. Conflict is a huge part of social experiences which allows us to learn and grow. The nature of conflict shows that conflict can either push people away or bring them into having a closer, more comfortable relationship.
Wilmot & Hocker define conflict as, “an expressed struggle between at least two interdependent parties who perceive incompatible goals, scarce resources, and interference from others in achieving their goals” (Wilmot, W.W. & Hocker, and J.L. 2011). This author identifies with Wilmot & Hocker’s definition of conflict because it is more representative of what the author has experienced through their personal life and career. Types of Conflict Data Conflict Data conflict is directly related to communication. It is how data is collected; interpreted and even communicated
Upon receiving my writing assignment on Global and Diversity Awareness, I realized I would need to research the meaning of each. To me Global Awareness means to be aware of how issues and difficulties are affecting us around the world. Diversity refers to being able to identify the differences between people. Race, religion, culture, gender and age are a few examples of how diversity can be seen in a group. Global and Diversity awareness are inter-related in our everyday lives throughout the world.
Writing and recording their findings in order to disseminate the information and research found in a particular study is vital to sociologists in order to publicize the claim their studies find concerning society. Because of the complexity of their writing, it is sometimes difficult for the common lay person to interpret the ideology or the theoretical framework of the writing, as well as the underlying question the sociologist is asking about society. In the psychological and sociological based essay “Focused Expressive Writing as Self-Help for Stress and Trauma” by Joshua Smyth and Rebecca Helm, the core inquiry is “Can focused expressive writing help individuals process negative emotions related to stressful or traumatic experiences and can it improve the health and well-being of individuals not undergoing psychotherapy?” For centuries, doctors and patients alike in the psychological field have looked for a means of, in essence, “curing” the problems individuals face on a daily basis and the negative attributes these problems create. Research has been conducted in millions of ways to depict what exactly affects the human psychological autonomy over the years. In “Focused Expressive Writing as Self-Help for Stress and Trauma” a new process is discussed by Smyth and Helm that entails self-help for patients looking to disclose their personal thoughts and emotions concerning events of stress and trauma that may have taken a negative toll on their lives without having to endure the unease or the embarrassment of disclosing personal information to a psychiatrist.
Through the course of this essay, we will address the dynamics of team conflict, which include the nature of team conflict, who is affected by it, when does it happen, why does it happen, and how team conflict can be resolved. Conflict as perception is when a person believes that his or her own needs, interests, wants, or values are not compatible with someone else’s. Conflict as a feeling is the emotional response to the situation that signals a disagreement. The emotional responses could be anger, fear, bitterness, etc., and when these feelings are felt towards another, it makes us feel that we are in conflict. Conflict as action, is made up of the measures we take to express ourselves to have our needs met resulting in the likeliness of interfering with another person having their needs met; an act of power.
Interpersonal Skills and Conflict Management Introduction Conflict in fact of life is a common phenomenon, which exists in interpersonal relationship. The causes of conflicts are diversity in different scenario. In the workplace, conflict can be either positive or negative that depends on the conflict management. This essay will discuss the source of conflict, communication handicap interpersonal skill and communication management in teamwork though a specific interpersonal conflict situation. Conflict is inevitable in companies because of the complexity and interdependence of group.
“Effect of Language on Gender and Ethnic Groups” It is widely accepted that Language has a profound effect on how we perceive and interact with the world around us. It is a major component of culture. The degree of which language influences culture or culture influences language is still in debate. However it is likely that both processes occur. Differences in dialects can highlight social differences between men and women and between different ethnic groups.
Understanding and Managing Conflicts in a Personal and Professional Setting Michael Corell COM 325 Rosa-Fay Milner 15June2013 A conflict is an argument between the two parties that has repercussions for both. The causes of conflict can be extensive however root causes have been found to be differing ideas and personalities. It is strictly important for the people involved in the conflict to identify the root cause of the problem. Unless the cause remains unidentified, the resolution process cannot commence. In a more professional setting, workplace ethics are just as important as any other however the consequences of a breach can be devastating for a number of stakeholders.