Conflict 3

Conflict 3 - Conflict Potential causes of conflict between...

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Conflict Potential causes of conflict between groups: o Incompatible goals o Differences: values, beliefs, status, function, etc. o Task interdependence o Limited/ shared resources o Ambiguous rules/ uncertain responsibilities o Communication barriers o Unequal power distribution o Poorly designed reward systems Consequences of conflict between groups: o Within each group: Increased cohesiveness Greater focus on tasks More autocratic leadership Communication/ roles become more formalized o Between the groups: Perceptions become distorted Stereotypes turn negative Reduced communication between groups
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