Organizational Behavior MGMT 2500
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MGMT2500 Chapter 8 Team Dynamics Team 0 Two or more people that exist for a purpose Interdependent and social entity 3 Challenges that teams face 0 Process Losses I The time and money that is needed to develop a team 0 Social Loafers I The slackers in the team People who exert less effort on a team then they would in a team 0 Group Think I They value a quotharmonyquot over con ict Team Effectiveness Model 0 Why are some teams good and others had I Environment 0 Rewards leader support physical space I Team Design 0 Size composition and talent I Team Processes o Developments cohesiveness trust 0 Team Effectiveness I Goals are met I Survival I Members needs are met Team Design 0 Tasks and Characteristics should be clear and the team should be interdependent 0 Team size should be the smallest it can be 0 Team Composition I Talent team skills expertise along with diversity 4 Stages ofTeam Development 0 Forming I Orientation meeting the others do NOT know roles o Storming I Con ict over rules and roles and other aspects 0 Norming I Roles and Rules are established and organization happens 0 Performing I Doing the task and coordinating fully at each position 0 Team Roles o 2 Types I Task Roles 0 Focus on the work and the task itself 0 Treasurer Presenter I Maintenance Roles 0 Focus on the relationships between team members 0 Con ict Diffusing o Harmonizing o Cheerleading 0 Team Cohesion o Attracted and motivation to stay on task 0 Members should be similar team size should be small facetoface interaction should be good entry to this team should be difficult and should be a successful team 0 SelfDirected and Virtual Teams 0 Virtual I Technical global I There is a low level of trust because facetoface contact is low 0 SelfDirected I No Boss I Cross Functional 0 Challenges to Team Decisions 0 Time 0 Production Blocking I One person talks at a time 0 Evaluation Apprehension I Peers are silently evaluating you 0 How to improve team decisions 0 Constructive Con ict I Focused on task Having different views and encouraging it o Brainstorming I Regular and Electronic 0 Nominal Group Technique 0 Devil s Advocate or critique