Team Leadership/Diversity with Managing Conflict Resolution

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Introduction to Graduate Education MSL 601 Team Leadership/Diversity with Managing Conflict Resolution Kevin Schaub Belhaven University, Jackson, Mississippi August 1, 2012 Instructor: Dr. Jay P. Chance Team Leadership/Diversity with Managing Conflict Resolution Introduction Leadership, team diversity and managing conflict resolution is just some of the high points for having a successful team or group. In this paper we will explain what leadership is and the different behavioral styles it represents. It will also touch base on setting higher expectations, creating a vision for the group, as well as stimulating the group to come up with challenging ways of doing things to help avoid burnout. The second part will explain…show more content…
It is important to not let groups become another victim of burnout. There are different types of exhaustion such as emotional, mental, and physical. Break up the monotony and present them with different ways of doing the projects. Consistent processes of encouraging alterations into your routine are the best way to see improvement. Gorkin defined that by “acquiring and applying skills and technology for turning new problem-solving options into productive attitudes and actions.” One may even reflect back on Galatians 6:9, “So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.” This statement alone can be applied to not only burnout but in relation to becoming a great leader as well. Team Dynamics or Group Behavior When talking about team dynamics the first question one may have is, “What are Team Dynamics?” In Williams (2011) it is said “The dynamics of teams determine if these goals will be met in an efficient manner.” It is said in Ecclesiastes 4: 9-10 “Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble.” When conforming a team there are many components that can result in both positive and negative results. Friendship within a team can be both positive and negative. When a team’s form a friendship, which can be positive as in they may feel more
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