CHAPTER 7 NOTES

CHAPTER 7 NOTES - CHAPTER 7 NOTES Vocabulary: teams Groups...

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CHAPTER 7 NOTES Vocabulary: teams Groups of two or more people who interact and influence each other, are mutually accountable for achieving common objectives, and perceive themselves as a social entity within an organization. groups Two or more people with a unifying relationship. team effectiveness The extent to which a team achieves its objectives, achieves the needs and objectives of its members, and sustains itself over time. task interdependence The degree to which a task requires employees to share common inputs or outcomes, or to interact in the process of executing their work. homogeneous teams Teams that include members with common technical expertise, demographics (age, gender), ethnicity, experiences, or values. heterogeneous teams Teams that include members with diverse personal characteristics and backgrounds. norms The informal rules and expectations that groups establish to regulate the behavior of their members. team cohesiveness The degree of attraction people feel toward the team and their motivation to remain members. process losses Resources (including time and energy) expended toward team development and maintenance rather than the task. social loafing
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