Chapter 10 notes
Chapter 10 notes MAN320F
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Date Created: 02/02/16
Management chapter 10 notes 02/02/2016 ▯ The advantages of Teams Teams improve o Customer satisfaction o Product and service quality o Product development speed and efficiency o Employee job satisfaction o Employee involvement in decision making Disadvantages of Teams Initially high turnover Social loafing Groupthink Dominant cliques ▯ Autonomy The degree to which workers have the discretion, freedom, and independence to decide how and when to accomplish their jobs ▯ Team norms Teacher stands up in class and talks and students sit down Powerful influence on team behavior Let team members know what’s expected Associated with positive outcomes (increased trust and satisfaction) Quality/timeliness of job performance Absenteeism Open/honest expression of ideas and opinions Negative norms ànegative behaviors ▯ Team Cohesiveness How much team members are attracted to a team and motivated to remain in it (like/trust/respect) o All team members present at team activities o Additional opportunities to work together o Nonwork activities o Employees feel they are part of something special Cohesiveness and Goal alignment o High-high strong increase in productivity o Low-Low no significant effect on productivity ▯ Groupthink: Dark side of cohesiveness Group members rationalize any resistance to assumptions Members pressure any doubters to support alternative favored by the majority Doubters keep silent about misgivings and minimize their importance Group interprets members’ silence as a “yes” vote for majority ▯ Conformity Bias ▯ ▯
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