Week 8 DB

Week 8 DB - Week 8 1 Why and under what conditions can...

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Week 8 1. Why and under what conditions can conflict be good or bad for an organization? Would you expect a higher level of conflict in a mechanistic or an organic structure? Why? Organizational conflict is the clash that arises when the goal-directed behavior of one group blocks or thwarts the goals of another. Conflict can be functional if it overcomes organizational inertia and brings about change. However, too high a level of conflict can reduce the level of coordination and integration between people and subunits and reduce organizational effectiveness. Although conflict is often perceived negatively, research suggests that some conflict is good for an organization can improve organizational effectiveness. Conflict can be beneficial because it can overcome within an organizational or conflict between an organization and elements in its environment arises, the organization and its managers must reevaluate their view of the world. I would expect organic structure to that a higher level of conflict because
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