Conflict Management Application Essay

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Conflict management has always been an interesting subject in an organization. I was Senior Security analyst for a company named L&T in India. As a senior member, conflict management has been one of the most challenging aspects for me. At work, we were always firefighting and had the responsibility to resolve the continuous technical problems of our internal (software developer) and external (customers and partners) clients. Our team had to not only firefight with the existing issues but also had to focus on developing and improving current security projects. This stressful atmosphere led to undesirable amount of conflicts within our team which had positive as well as negative impacts on our unit. Through this paper, I would like to …show more content…
If sub-team 1 cannot resolve the issue then the issue was passed to sub-team 2 and was eventually passed on to the fifth sub-team. This was one of the biggest reason for conflicts – task interdependence. As mentioned earlier, these teams were classified on basis of seniority, hence there was communication problems due to age gap and ego of the senior members. These were some of the sources of conflict in the organization where I worked. Senior member were attacking the younger members of other sub-teams. This resulted in dissatisfaction and stress amongst the younger members. In my opinion, this was a clear scenario of task-related conflict (Class 12 Slides, Conflicts and Negotiation, slide 8). The consequences of this conflict was diversion and diffusion of energy and resources. Younger members lost energy and productivity due to personal comments and conflicts. This atmosphere had damped the energy and enhanced organizational politics (Class 12 Slides, Conflicts and Negotiation, slide 10). After analysing the situation, I realized that this a win-lose orientation style of conflict management where, the senior members suppressed the younger members and felt that they were receiving much more than the others. There was a high rise in conflict and politics within the team which led to bad performance by the entire team. At that time, I decided to take a step to resolve the existing problem. Chopping down the

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