How can understanding stages of group development and group properties help employees in a work group function more effectively? As a manager, how would you help employees come to that understanding?
2. 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
3. Although the optimal level of conflict can be functional, no conflict or too much conflict can be dysfunctional. What steps would you as a manager take to stimulate some degree of conflict when appropriate and reduce conflict when it is excessive?
4. How do the individual differences of personality and gender influence negotiations?