Reduction of the Potential for Conflict Between Intra-Organizational Elements Such as Negotiators and Tactical Operators

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Reduction of the Potential for Conflict Between Intra-Organizational Elements Such as Negotiators and Tactical Operators The objective of this study is to examine the reduction of the potential for conflict between intra-organizational elements such as negotiators and tactical operators. The work entitled "Conflict at Work Throughout the History of Organizations" written by David Jaffee reports that the history of organizational conflict can be "conceptualized as a history of tension and change in both organizations and the theoretical literature." (p.1) Change is reported to be generated "by the dialectical interplay between these organizational structures and human reactions. This interchange has produced continuous changes within organizations and has drive the evolution of organizational theories and managerial strategies." (Jaffee, , p.1) Jaffee reports that every organization has two interrelated conflict-generating tensions: (1) originating at the individual level and based on the unique capacities of humans, as opposed to other organizational inputs or factors of production to assess, subjectively evaluate, and to act to change or resist their environment; and (2) operating at the organizational level is the structural differentiation of tasks, both vertically and horizontally that produces identification and loyalty to parts rather than the whole." (Jaffee, , p.2) The work of The FAO Corporate Document Repository states that negotiation "takes place within the

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