Post a 150-250-word response to the following discussion questions:
1. What is the difference between a group and a team? Would your strategy be different for putting together a group than creating a team? Explain your answer.
2. In the article, “Conflict in Work Teams”, the author discusses several strategies for resolving group or team conflict. (NOTE: I will provide more info on this ARTICLE later). Which type of strategies seems to fit you best?
What criteria should you consider when determining the best conflict resolution strategy?
3. TWO MORE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS WILL BE POSTED AFTERWARDS
4. Write 200 words discuss Week Three objectives. Your discussion should include the topics you feel comfortable with, any topics you struggled with, and how the weekly topics relate to application in your field. (Note to Tutor: My field is bookkeeper for Healthcare Organization)
Week Three OBJECTIVES: you will be encouraged to explore the foundations of group behavior, the stages of group development, the various types of work teams, the difference between groups and teams, and how to create effective teams. You will also address various views of conflict, the conflict process, conflict-handling intentions, and the negotiation process. It is important to emphasize that conflict can be constructive rather than always a negative aspect of organizational behavior.