Unformatted text preview: Generally, project managers should emphasize group rewards over individual rewards because most project work is a collaborative effort and the reward system should encourage team work. Because project work is highly interdependent, it can be difficult to distinguish who truly deserves credit and recognizing individual members can distract from team unity. 11-R4 What is the difference between functional and dysfunctional conflict on a project? The difference between functional and dysfunctional conflict is not always clear. “The distinguishing criterion is how the conflict affects project performance, not how individuals feel” (p. 369). Functional conflicts further the objectives of the project while dysfunctional conflict will hinder project performance....
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- Summer '11
- Project Management, project manager, dysfunctional conflict, effective project vision