COM 100 Lecture 9 - Lecture 9 Coordination Creating Interdependence I Introduction A Conflict Management is Key 3:04:00 PM o 1 Constructive

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Creating Interdependence 31/10/2007 14:04:00 I. Introduction A. Conflict Management is Key o 1. Constructive conflict is issue-focused o 2. Destructive conflict is needs-focused B. Managing Conflict Constructively Enhances Coordination. II. Motive to Connect: Coordination A. Definition: o 1. Creating interdependence o 2. To exchange resources o 3. And sentiment o 4. To achieve organizational goals B. Types of Interdependence o 1. Pooled: common resources, but independent activities o 2. Sequential: time-dependent o 3. Reciprocal: input from others o 4. The key is adapting the form of interdependence to the task. C. Pooled Interdependence o 1. Sharing information and resources. o 2. Useful when decisions are not needed and connection needed o 3. Not useful when organization must adapt to change D. Sequential Interdependence o 1. Information passed from station to station o
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COM 100 Lecture 9 - Lecture 9 Coordination Creating Interdependence I Introduction A Conflict Management is Key 3:04:00 PM o 1 Constructive

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