Conflict Between Conflict And Ethics

917 Words4 Pages
Conflict and Ethics
Conflict is not an uncommon issue that happens in various placements, including company, government office, nonprofit organization, or even military. It affects the organization by reducing productivity, decreasing communication, poorer decision-making, decreasing cooperation, and political backstabbing (Runde & Flanagan, 2008). However, if the conflict is addressed effectively, it can stimulate creativity and produce more opportunities for enhance communication, better understanding each other, and ultimately achieve higher working efficiency (Runde & Flanagan, 2008). So, how to deal with the conflict is an opportunity to test a leader about his/her leadership skill in an organization. Naturally, leaders would
…show more content…
Dr. Anthony M. Hassan is a wise and competent leader. As the CEO of the Cohen Veterans Network, he oversees the establishment of twenty-five mental health clinics nationwide. His organization provides services to the veterans, especially for post 9/11 veterans and their families by quality services, free of charge, and accessible mental health care. The business seems overlapped with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, which supposes would produce conflicts and making the relationship between these two organizations as competitors. However, Dr. Anthony M. Hassan set up a very good relationship with the VA by cooperation positively and providing a special service to the veterans’ families to supplement the gap of services in the VA. It intelligently avoids the potential conflict with the VA, and effectively assisted him to achieve his goals of 25 mental health clinics. There is a proverb in China, “education by behavior is much more effective than the education by language”, means educating people by talking with is not as good as showing example by leader’s behaviors, which include ethics, values, decision making, optimism, hope and resilience, and consistency between their speaking and behaviors. This concept exactly described the theory of authentic leadership, which emphasizes
Get Access