Jessica Porter, Nicole Trammell, Toshala Oliver, Rory Keillor
November 24, 2014
As leaders grow, so do responsibilities. Those leaders must understand conflict resolution strategies during that development. Team involvement helps to grasp the communication styles and barriers in different situations. Three storybooks provide team situations that each member of Team B must work through to find the best strategies to handle the conflicts. Then, the team will address a personal situation that may apply to one of the three storybook scenarios.
When an employee is filtering their suggestions, it is important to discover why. Sometimes people wish to participate, …show more content…
A team meeting may be beneficial, and this will allow everyone to openly discuss their thoughts and hopefully get some answers that make the team feel at ease. Communication will be key during this time, ask how everyone is doing and what rumors they have heard. Communicating will give you a chance to hit the possible problems head on before it gets out of hand and affects the workplace. Let your team know that you are available to talk if anyone needs to, some of your team members may not feel comfortable discussing certain matters in front of …show more content…
The strategy used in this situation is integrative bargaining. In this long-term, working relationship, both parties should learn to work together. As a leader, it is extremely helpful to alleviate stress caused by deadlines to prevent conflict in the workplace. One way to do that is through motivation. Managers can do several things to motivate employees in groups like hold events, compliment employees for hard work, set up reward systems, and show involvement. Small events like potlucks or recognition meetings can lighten the mood and create a team effort to take minds off the deadlines. One compliment can build confidence of the team. Reward systems give employees a goal to focus on while feeling a sense of value. Being involved is a way to show employees managers care about them. Each one of these things can create a positive environment for the group, so deadlines are not so