BUAD 304 - Assignment 3

BUAD 304 - Assignment 3 - BUAD 304 Pierre Towns Assignment...

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BUAD 304 Pierre Towns Assignment 3 March 22, 2006 Ch. 14 Critical Thinking #3 and Ethical Dilemma 3. A dysfunctional conflict is a conflict that hinders group performance. An example of a time in my life when I was involved in a dysfunctional conflict was when I was a director of a film for my high school film class. There was a conflict in my group about certain people not doing their fair share of work and they were not paying attention, so I ended up getting really angry. Instead of understanding my anger, my group mates only made the conflict larger and walked out on their job, leaving me with the task of finishing their work. A functional conflict, on the other hand, supports the goals of the group and improves its performance. An example of when I participated in a functional conflict occurred when I participated as a legislative analyst at a Youth and Government convention in Sacramento. My job as a legislative analyst was I had to analyze the fiscal impact of bills. During my time in Sacramento I had an argument with the proponents of a bill over the
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2007 for the course BUAD 304 taught by Professor Cummings during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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BUAD 304 - Assignment 3 - BUAD 304 Pierre Towns Assignment...

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