Lecture #3

Lecture #3 - Mahoney 1 Neil Mahoney Discussion Section #...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Mahoney 1 Neil Mahoney Discussion Section # 14739 Lecture Assignment #3 What view toward conflict does Lofgren support? Explain There are a few supported views of conflict: the Traditional view, the Human Relation view, and the Interaction view. The Traditional view is sees all conflict as negative and dysfunctional. The Human Relation view stresses conflict as an inevitable situation. Lofgren accepts neither of these views. Instead he supports the Interactionist view. The Interactionist view encourages conflict on the grounds of harmonious cooperative group responsive to change and innovation. To keep creativity, practicality, tensioned brainstorming at peak performance, managers should maintain a minimum level of conflict. This type of conflict is very functional. It supports the goals of the group and strives for work process efficiency. A Low-to-moderate level of task conflict stimulates creativity and enhances group performance. Explain why the transition in leadership from Don Schneider to Lofgren
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/26/2008 for the course BUAD 304 taught by Professor Cummings during the Spring '07 term at USC.

Page1 / 2

Lecture #3 - Mahoney 1 Neil Mahoney Discussion Section #...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online