Unit 1 team building - Question 11 Page 21-23 Describe each...

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Question 11 Page 21-23 Describe each of the following types of teams: decision, task, and self-directed and provide an example of how each is best utilized. Answer After you have determined the nature of the teamwork necessary there are three types of teams to choose from to better fit the task at hand (Dyer, 2007). 1) Decision Team- A team where the basic and main activity is making decisions. They do things such as define what goals need to be reached, while figuring out the best strategy to reach their goals. They decide which individuals best fit the assignments and their schedule for meeting deadlines. The best use of resources to obtain goals; this includes cutting or expanding their resources as necessary (Dyer, 2007). With these decisions they can prepare a proper budget and plan for a successful team by merely using decision making skills. Example- The best way I see to star this sort of team is to set everyone in a board meeting to share all information and start the decision making process as a team. Figure out what goals, resources, and people will be of best use as a group with multiple view points before coming to a decision on how to proceed. 2) Task Team- A task team is a team that is addressing the same task. They may have people within the team that have strong suits, but they are not tasked to individual task, instead the team is tasked to something as a whole. Example- The United States Army is often dispatched in task teams. They are provided with a mission that they must go into as a whole to complete. There motto is if one fails, they all fail. 3) Self-directed Team- This is almost self-explanatory, a team that is set to operate without direction. This does not mean that they cannot allocate direction from within the team and
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