You have just been hired as a consultant to the chief executive officer (CEO) of a health care organization. Your duty is to improve the management tools and practices needed to work in teams, build cross – functional teams, and facilitate collaborative decision – making.

You need to identify elements found in an effective health care work group and identify barriers to communication that may cause conflict within a group. Suggest some types of communication techniques that can be used to avoid conflicts within a team.

You need to address ways to improve communication among departments in an organization to avoid conflict. Finally, identify strateg ies that may be used to avoid recurring conflicts and ways a leader can prevent conflict within the team in the organization.

Based upon what you have learned in this class, prepare a 1,250 – 1,500 – word paper in which you propose a quality improvement plan t o present to the CEO addressing these issues.

Cite at least four references to validate your proposal. Prepare this A ssignment according to the APA guidelines.