Feb 3-5 Notes
Feb 3-5 Notes MC 495 Griffin
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Date Created: 02/06/15
Six Group Dynamics of HighPerforming Teams 1 everyone on the team both talks and listens No one dominates the conversation 2 interactions are energetic with a lot of facetoface communication 3 people connect With one another directly notjust with or through the team leader 4 side conversations are carried on within the team before or after the meeting 5 people from time to time go outside the group and bring relevant outside information in 6 individual contributiontalents are less important than successful communication patterns Kinds of Groups 0 teams 0 organized to work together 0 nominal groups 0 individuals work alone before team work begins 0 dyads 0 two individuals working together who are considered partners 0 more of an academic term Hypothesis 1 teamwork increases lateral thinking 9 lateral thinking thinking correctly about a problem Hypothesis 2 teams create synergy O synergy creation of a whole that is greater than the simple sum of its parts l intereetien Synergy J individual llenewledlgle eereenelity differences 1 there is such a thing as too much diversity but this is a rare problem in corporate america Adapters and Innovators o adapters like working within defined boundaries and in deliberate methodical manners o innovators like to play with problems and may even redefine a problem the don t like 0 bridger translates between the innovators and adapters Hazards of Teamwork o groupthink pressure to achieve consensus results in agreement to adopt a bad idea 0 usually ends in false consensus o challenger shuttle explosion I freezing temperatures disregarded for deadlines from business I fuel tanks blew up shuttle because Orings froze and would not release them 0 social loafing under performance by a team member believes that someone else will pick up the slack 0 fix by delegating responsibility intermittent due dates 0 production blocks some team members ideas get lost while others are sharing their own ideas 0 still waters run deep quiet people think deep thoughts Types of Conflict o taskbased can happen when the discussion is about the work ie ideas that are offered 0 processbased disagreements about strategies plans divisions of labor and responsibilities for getting work done 0 team requests to go home boss I ll tell you when we get out of this meeting 0 relationshipbased negative interpersonal interactions among team members 0 reason we have HR 0 Professionalism putting personal feelings aside for the sake of getting a job done
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