First, read Chapters 2, 3, and 4 in The Essential Workplace Conflict Handbook, regarding how diversity and inclusion (Chapter 2) and team building (Chapter 3) inform your understanding of the Define p

Chapter 4 moves into an examples-based consideration of the problem definition, from a narrative perspective. Also, be sure to read the DEFINE Supplementary Document.In your initial discussion post, address the following:
What elements are involved in defining the problem? Why?
Why is accurate use of Define so critical in successful resolution of organizational conflict?
How can you be sure that your Define piece is accurate?
What structural issues may be involved in the Define piece?
What unintended consequences may emerge? (In Modules Seven and Eight, you will think about the C, or Control.)
Why is it so important to understand diversity and inclusion when seeking to define the problem?