The American Society for Public Administration
The article discusses views on dealing with conflict to build consensus in strategic management. Fostering conflict to improve decision making while building consensus so essential to effective implementation demands the stimulation of debate, keeping conflict constructive, ascertaining that the process is fair and legitimate and being able to reach closure.
Conflict management; Consensus (Social sciences); Decision making; Problem solving; Strategic planning
Interpersonal and Small Group Communication | Organizational Behavior and Theory | Organizational Communication | Policy Design, Analysis, and Evaluation | Policy History, Theory, and Methods | Public Administration | Strategic Management Policy
Springer, C. G.
Managing conflict to build consensus.
PA Times, 29(5),
The American Society for Public Administration.
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