Diagnosing Underlying Causes

The case study should be structured as follows:List the 13 questions Answer the questions and add your citations at the end of each question.Diagnosing Underlying Causes1. Why is this case about conflict? What conflicts do you see developing?2. Where do you see conflicts in the case?> Conflicts about how to run the project.> Conflicts based in group identity. To what extent are the core team members in the case establishing a team identity?3. How would you describe interdependence among the members of this project team? Include in your response the core team and overall project team.> Do you think all team members share the same views on the ways in which they are interdependent?o Pooledo Reciprocalo Sequential4. How do you think the people in this case are feeling? Should emotions matter?> What are some positive ways emotions can affect conflict?> What are some negative ways emotions can affect conflict?• Emotional concerns framework5. Appreciation concerns.o Were there some opportunities for Didier to express more appreciation? o What might the American team members have done to help their counterparts find more merit in their views?6.  Affiliation concernso What are some things that the project leader could have done to address concerns over affiliation?o Could the American team members have done more to promote affiliation?7. Autonomy concernso How can team leaders minimize concerns over autonomy?8. Status concernso How might status concerns have gone unaddressed in the core team?o What can we do as team members to acknowledge others’ status?o What can we do to ensure that our own status is recognized by others?9.  Role concernso Might things have gone differently had Frank not become withdrawn after the phone call from Didier?o Does the case offer any examples of extra-role behaviors that affected team dynamics?s Could the American team members have done more?s What about the French team members?10. In what ways does the case demonstrate the relationships between task conflict and affective conflict?How is distance affecting team dynamics and performance?11.  Are there other ways to think about distance besides physical separation?> What are some other issues that come from having team members located on two continents?> Do you think the team would have the same problems if its members were located on the East and West coasts of the United States, or in different parts of France?> What about people located in the same building? Could they encounter some of the same problems?12. How do you think these various forms of distance affected the strength of associations that were being formed among team members?13.  Do you think lack of trust causes people to feel distant, or is lack of trust the result of other kinds of emotional distance ?