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Team Communication
A discussion on effective team communication.
# 133611 | 1,250 words | 4 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Psychology (Social) , Communication (Interpersonal)

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The paper discusses how conflict is both inevitable and expected on teams, and posits that constructive management of team conflict is the key to high performing teams. The paper notes that effective team communication is essential for managing conflict on teams and this means good communication skills are needed by all team members, as well as agreed upon rules or norms for communcation and other interpersonal behaviors that enhance team performance. The paper adds that teams must also agree to enforce their rules to the good of the team.

From the Paper:

"Although many factors contribute to team performance, team communication plays an important role in many areas. Teams have great potential for accomplishment for the simple reason that different people having different perspectives are simultaneously contributing to problem solving or advancing new and creative ideas. However, conflict within teams is inevitable, and is in fact deemed necessary for high performance teams (Katzenbach et al, 1994; Dobosh, 2006). Open and honest communication is the means to resolving conflict in a constructive way while poor communication results in sub-optimal performance of teams. Often team..."

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