Successful teams are characterized by having a clear direction, trust among team members, effective communication, and the ability to quickly resolve conflict. The survival of a team depends on a team leader who can quickly recognize conflict, diagnose its cause, and use strategies to resolve the issue. In this course, you'll learn about what causes conflict on a team and the important role of healthy communication in handling conflict. You'll also learn about best practice approaches to resolving conflict and the tenets of principled negotiation. Finally, you'll learn guidelines for addressing one type of team conflict, lack of trust.