Coursework Assignment Paper on Disrupted Routines: Effects of Team Learning on New Technology Adaptation

  1. Can emotional intelligence be learned?

Emotional Intelligence helps establish and develop stronger relationships among people to achieve personal and career goals. Emotional Intelligence is an ability to identify, understand, apply and manage emotions positively based on brain activities, strengths and weaknesses. Relieving stress, effective communication skills, overcoming challenges and solving conflicts require Emotional Intelligence. Learning, acquiring knowledge and raising awareness boosts brain activities. Thus, Emotional Intelligence can be taught and learnt (Jennifer 1).

  • What are the aspects of leadership and motivation which differentiate Mountain and Chelsea hospital?

Amy Edmondson asserted leadership prompts persons in management to undertake important and vital management roles. Leadership refers to roles and responsibilities in identifying the most visible and viable organizational persons. They are appointed to control, manage and to guide a firm achieve goals and objectives effectively and efficiently. Through leadership, persons employed in the organization are motivated to achieve the set-out goals and objectives. Their requests are met effectively and efficiently to ensure they have the necessary resources (Amy 35).

At Chelsea Hospital, leadership skills were applied to revitalize the cardiac surgery department. Leadership skills were applied to motivate an experienced surgeon to work in the hospital. Managers and the medical team at the Chelsea hospital responded to the surgeon’s requests to ensure the department commenced operations. They also played a leadership role in growing and developing the department (Amy, Richard and Gary 16).

The Mountain Medical Hospital consists of a team of medical experts serving to meet medical needs in the city and rural areas. However, a new junior surgeon with different and diverse leadership roles developed dissatisfactions among the senior cardiac surgeons. They perceived his leadership skills as dictatorial. However, when the new surgeon sought to explain his leadership skills to the medical team at the hospital, they were empowered and motivated to offer support and assistance. Thus, leadership skills aimed at empowering, motivating and steering a team of experts to achieve organizational goals and objectives are vital (Amy, Richard and Gary 19).

  • What blocks creativity or creative thinking?

Creative thinking is vital to achieve and maintain success. Creativity refers to developing newly innovated procedures to achieve and sustain success. Creative thinking refers to persons have a will and desire to explore new possibilities and opportunities beyond their limitations. Creative thinking therefore enriches brain activities, lives and commercial ventures. Various factors can block creative thinking such as fear of failure, a constant need to be right and lack of confidence and self-esteem. They are major obstacles among persons who regard failure as a negative experience and a sign of neither self-confidence nor self-esteem. People ought to perceive these blocks as positive experiences to grow and develop a better understanding of diverse situations. They also encourage and support people to formulate and implement new and improved measures and approaches to achieve success. Thus, these factors block the brain from identifying and exploring new, advanced and improved opportunities to achieve success (James 1).

  • How do you persuade people in your country?

Persuading a person to join a new country at the United Arab Emirates requires applying knowledgeable details, facts and statements through effective communication skills (Michael 7). Firstly, I should persuade and explain to the people why joining United Arab Emirates will be a wonderful experience. Secondly, I should identify various wonderful environmental, social, political and legal aspects in the country including historical tourism sites. More so, explaining and convincing them that their cultural heritages are also acceptable can ease their movement United Arab Emirates.

Works Cited

Amy, Edmondson, Richard Bohmer, and Gary Pisano. Disrupted Routines: Effects of Team Learning on New Technology Adaptation, Harvard Business School, 2000. Print.

Amy, Edmondson. Framing for Learning: Lessons in Successful Technology Implementation, California Management Review, 45(2): 34-54, 2003. Print.

James, Noble. 5 Big Blocks to Creativity and How to Overcome Them, DailyTekk  Newspaper Article, 2012. Print.

Jennifer, Kahn. Can Emotional Intelligence be Taught? The New York Times Magazine, 2013. Print.

Michael, Lee. 21 Powerful Ways to Persuade People To Do What You Want, Connectors and Site-Builders Report, 2011. Print.