4. Leader_as_Team_Developer_I

4. - Leader as Team Developer I Why Groups/Teams Tasks becoming more complex Tasks becoming more interdependent Need for more flexible labor force

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Leader as Team Developer I
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Why Groups/Teams? Tasks becoming more complex Tasks becoming more interdependent Need for more flexible labor force Need for faster response to change Groups/teams generally perform better  under these conditions than individuals  working alone
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But… Coordination costs are inherent in  groups/teams How to assure that coordination costs  do not exceed the benefits of groups
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Group Behavior Model External  conditions Group  member  resources Group  structure Group  proces s Group  task Performance  and  Satisfaction
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External Conditions Larger Organization Business Strategy Authority Structures Formal Regulations Resources Personnel Selection Processes Organization Culture Physical Setting
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Group Member Resources Personality Characteristics
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Group Structure Formal Leadership Roles Norms Status Size Cohesion
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course BUAD 304 taught by Professor Cummings during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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4. - Leader as Team Developer I Why Groups/Teams Tasks becoming more complex Tasks becoming more interdependent Need for more flexible labor force

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