10.22 Leading an Effective Team

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style Leading an Effective Team October 22, 2007 The Rise of Teams in Organizations • People spending less time working alone and more time working in groups. • Enter the word “team” into Amazon. COM Ø Hundreds of different book titles! Ø E.g. “Raising a team player” or “How to be the person every team wants” • Survey of employees (2003) Ø Being a “team player” more important than job related KSA’s for advancement. Key Questions to Address (1) How do people perform when working as a team as opposed to working alone? (1) How can we control and manage peoples’ behavior in teams? (1) How can teams become dysfunctional and Working in the Presence of Others • Sometimes improves performance – Bicyclists race faster when racing together than when racing alone. – Children told to wind string on a fishing reel as rapidly as possible wound faster when working with a co-actor than when working alone....
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2008 for the course ILROB 1220 taught by Professor Goncaloj during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.

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