Topic: Conflict and Negotiation on the Job
Scenario (fictional): The SMQ company president has received various reports from some directors and other managers and employees that a department manager’s leadership style is a transactional one and just is not motivating employees to perform at their best. Using the reading on leadership, the negotiation steps in the reading area, and the conflict resolution reading, negotiate with the department manager to change to a better leadership style.
- Your first post will be as the president, and your second post will be as the manager.
- As the president (first post), make sure to suggest an alternate leadership style.
Disclaimer: The organization and characters depicted in this exercise are fictional. Any resemblance to real organizations or individuals is purely coincidental.