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Session Information

FRM F006 - Managing Group Dynamics, Part 2: Politics, People and Performance in Organizations

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Thursday, August 01

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Nassau West/East

Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Diane Romayne Baker, MD, FAAD


  • Tammie C. Ferringer, MD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize the inevitability of politics in organizations.
  • Analyze the politics of organizations you participate in and develop strategies to navigate and engage in politics to help achieve group goals.

Please Note: This is Part 2 of a two-part session. In Part 1, you will learn how to assess the dynamics of your group and learn strategies to manage your group at any stage. Part 1 is session F001, held on Thursday, August 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. In the second part of this two-part session we will discuss why politics are important in any group or organization and why it is critical to the success of your organization that the politics at play not be ignored. We will focus on the diverse opinions and approaches to problem solving that exist in groups and on how to manage and capitalize on them to achieve shared goals.