Conflict

Conflict - Conflict Conflict is a process that begins when one part perceives that another party has negatively affected or is about to negatively

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Conflict Conflict is a process that begins when one part perceives that another party has negatively affected, or is about to negatively affect, something that the first party cares about. Traditional View of Conflict - all conflict is harmful and must be avoided Human Relations View of Conflict- conflict is natural and inevitable in any group. It doesn’t have to be harmful, but rather has the potential to be a positive force in determining group performance Interactionist View of Conflict- encourages conflict on the grounds that a harmonious, peaceful, tranquil and cooperative group is prone to become static and unresponsive to needs for change and innovation. Encourages group leaders to maintain an ongoing minimum level of conflict- enough to keep the group viable, self-critical and creative. However, the interactions view does not propose that all conflicts are good. Functional, constructive forms of conflict and there are dysfunctional, destructive forms of conflict. Task Conflict
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2011 for the course BADM 066 taught by Professor Bailey during the Spring '07 term at GWU.

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Conflict - Conflict Conflict is a process that begins when one part perceives that another party has negatively affected or is about to negatively

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