Getting people to embrace a different view is difficult, even when children’s lives are at stake. This is what Dr. Alice Stewart discovered when she undertook a 25-year battle to persuade the medical community to stop X-raying pregnant women. With this engaging story, seasoned entrepreneur and author Margaret Heffernan begins her valuable TED Talk about the necessity of conflict to force better solutions and drive change. getAbstract recommends Heffernan’s lecture to people in all fields and from every walk of life because “constructive conflict” leads to sounder solutions.
About the Speaker
Corporate speaker Margaret Heffernan is the former head of IPPA (now Pact), a film and television producer trade association. She is a former CEO of several e-commerce companies. She wrote Willful Blindness.
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29 minutes agoWe must Learn the skills that enable us to question ,speak out and this will help in getting best results.
3 hours agoGreat Learning...Embrace constructive conflict as a away of thinking.....
8 hours agoVery Encouraging quotes
1 day agoGood Learning.. Dare to disagree is risky but it is constructive. We must give right environment so that team members can air their conflicting views, which can be helpful for teams health in long run.
2 days agoYes, Dare to disagree ?? <br> <br>We must provide open environment where everyone can raise their concern or disagreement as it helps in better decision making and guides us to simplification of process as well. <br> <br>Reminds me of a real life example where this not helped only me but others as well.
3 days agoConstructive conflict lead to think out of box .
4 days agoMy disagreement 12 Yr back as Medical Rep on some Incentive Criteria helped most of my peer colleagues to earn maximum incentive, In beginning everyone was having apprehension to speak on qualifying criteria but small change suggested helped a lot to achieve Organization's Goal as well individual.
4 years agojust one dis agreement by apj abdul kalam with his teacher in early school days paves the way to become one of the most prominent and isnpirational nuclear scientis of india.