How to Manage Internal Conflicts

McCaw Hall September 13, 2022 12:10 pm - 1:00 pm

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Priti Pradhan Shah

Leading effectively requires an awareness of how to approach conflicts within your organization. One important technique is adapting a healthy approach to internal debate and effective communication. This presentation will explore why group think, or toxicity, around issues are commonplace but can be challenged in an intentional and transparent manner. The discussion will explore how to identify the origins of conflict in various situations, as well as different types of conflict that occur within an organization: task-related, relationship driven, logistically motivated, and status related – the latter of which is quite common in the nonprofit word.

Join Priti Pradhan Shah, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Work and Organizations at the Carlsen School of Management, University of Minnesota, for this solutions-oriented discussion about managing and resolving workplace conflict.