Lecture 9 Notes - Lecture Notes I. Introduction A. Conflict...

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Lecture Notes I. Introduction A. Conflict Management is Key A.1. Constructive conflict is issue-focused A.2. Destructive conflict is need-focused B. Managing Conflict Constructively Enhances Coordination II. Motive to Connect: Coordination A. Definition: A.1. Creating interdependence A.2. To exchange resources and sentiment A.3. To achieve organizational goals B. Types of Interdependence B.1. Pooled: common resources, but independent activities B.2. Sequential: time-dependant B.3. Reciprocal: input from others B.4. The key is adapting the form of interdependence to the task C. Pooled Interdependence C.1. Sharing information and resources C.2. Useful when decisions are not needed but connection is needed C.3. Not useful when organization must adapt to change D. Sequential Interdependence D.1. Information passed from station to station D.2. Useful for top down management structure D.3. Not useful for adapting to change or stimulating creativity E. Reciprocal Interdependence E.1. Individuals working together
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course COM 100 taught by Professor Donohue during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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Lecture 9 Notes - Lecture Notes I. Introduction A. Conflict...

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