Read and reflect on this quote by Lao Tzu: “The well-run group is not a battlefield of egos.” As you contemplate the quote, consider and explain how leaders use communication skills to form close-knit, high-functioning groups and teams. Share your specific experience working in a group: what contributed to its high functionality or dysfunction?
- Mentions at least 2 specific points from the assigned readings or other sources, properlyreferenced using APAstyle.
- Discussion at an analytical level, offering sound reasons for answers, not just recitation ofopinions or even facts from the assignedreadings.
- Length of posting approximately 200-300 words
Note: Discussion at an analytical level means discussing how and why you answer thediscussion questions as you do. It is not merely a statement of your personal opinion, but why you holdthat opinion. Offer constructive comments and suggestions of creative, while practical, answers.Use biblical references as appropriate. Identify other viewpoints, including those studied so far in thisor other courses. The most important thing to do is to answer the questions and justify youranalysis with sound reasons.
Hackman & Johnson (2013). Leadership: A Communication Perspective, 6th Edition. (ISBN-13: 9781478602590).