10 Diversity and conflict competence

Diversity Indigestion

Symptoms: Heartburn, name-calling, condensed stupidity

Diversity indigestion is very common in all management cultures on this planet. From mildly annoying heartburn and name-calling behind the back, its symptoms range to the worst verbal abuse and even physical aggression. Progressing to divergence catarrh, the disease results in team formation only from similar personalities, which is often followed by harmful condensation of collective irrationality. Outside the management team it is called more prosaically group stupidity.

As an internal management team disorder diversity indigestion is very tedious. In particular, within team members, the symptoms seem to begin with differences ...

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