Lecture HW#3

Lecture HW#3 - Joel Avery javery@usc.edu L-HW-3 3/5/07...

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Joel Avery javery@usc.edu L-HW-3 3/5/07 14727 /F 12 Tenny Mickey Schneider National 1. Lofgren seems to support two different views of conflict in this situation. First of all, he recognizes the human relations view of conflict as he knows that naturally tensions will inevitably rise within his group. Along with this he carries an interactionist view of conflict. He knows that conflict is a necessity for any group to function productively when he says, “Conflict around business issues is the most wonderful, healthy thing.” He claims this to be true in a business environment, not a personal environment. He believes conflict between a group of people is not positive; however conflict about business issues can be highly productive. 2. The transition of leadership was relatively conflict free because there was already a trust built in Chris Lofgren by the Schneider National company. Chris Lofgren was pretty much hand-selected by Donald Schneider himself. Both have the same views and goals for the company. Both care about the same issues and thus it’s a
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2009 for the course BUAD 304 taught by Professor Cummings during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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