Constructive Conflict

McCarthy, Bill
February 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Feb2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p6
This article discusses how teams can stimulate constructive conflict in the workplace without slipping into destructive conflict. According to the author, trust has to be fostered continually to help teams build relational strength through frequent and thoughtful communication. He said a compelling commitment with clear priorities is necessary as it helps teams find the balance between avoiding destructive disagreement and engaging in tough but healthy dialogue.


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