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Psychology of Working Groups/Teams
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Psychology, I/O psychology, week 1, Teamwork, groups




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Date Created: 09/06/16
        George Mason University        Aimee Castillon  Psych of working in groups and  student email address  teams  PSYC 467  •  Fall 2016    Heading: 8/30/16  Notes: Chapter 1    ­ What makes a team    ­ 2 or more people  ­ Functional diversity­  ­ Common goal  everyone does their  ­ Interdependence  own thing  ­ Pooled interdependence­ everyone works on their own    individual outcome (i.e. sales teams, group projects, Final    Five)    ­ Sequential interdependence (i.e. relay races, assembly line)    ­ Reciprocal interdependence (i.e. several sports teams­    football, basketball, NASCAR)    ­ Entitativity ​(boundedness and stability)    ­ Authority to manage own work    ­ Operates in a social context    ­ Psychological states    ­ Emergent states    ­ Functions of leadership  Leadership is a social  ­ Functional theory of leadership­ members do things that need to be  construct  done and make sure things happen the way it’s supposed to  ­ Appointed  ­ Boundary spanning­ working with ppl outside the team (i.e. boss,  leader (i.e.  customers, suppliers)  experts,  ­ Leadership is a social construct  elected leader)  ­ Can be informal   ­ Assigned  ­ Formality  leader  ­ Formal­ appointed or elected into leadership  ­ motivator  ­ Internal: team leader; project manager    ­ I.e. manager­led team    ­ External: coach, sponsor, advisor    ­ I.e. self­directed team    ­ Informal­ leadership that emerges from the team    ­ Internal: shared leadership; emergent leaders    ­ I.e. self­managed team    ­ External: mentor, champion; executive coordinator    ­ I.e. self­governed team    ­ Teams as solutions    ­ Back then, it was just assembly lines    ­ Total quality movement (70s­80s)­ workplace teams emerged    ­ Team­based production    ­ Synergy    ­ Productivity = output / input    ­ Make more money    ­ Increase production    ­ Reduce inefficiency  Process loss ALWAYS  ­ Process gains = sum of parts < whole  happens in a team to a  ­ Division of labor  certain degree  ­ Diversity of ideas  ­ You can still try to  ­ Process loss = sum parts > whole  reduce process  ­ Social interaction  losses  ­ Social loafing caused by diffusion of responsibility    ­ Teamwork    ­ Teams do work better generally than individual  ­ However, individual members of the same caliber can  outperform team  ­ Team conflict  ­ Diversity­ different ideas and perspectives  ­ Good:   ­ task conflict­ disagreements about what the team’s supposed  to do  ­ Process conflict­ logistics of how to accomplish the task  ­ Bad: Relationship conflict­ interpersonal conflict     


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