CHAPTER 9 - CHAPTER 9 Understanding Group and Team...

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CHAPTER 9 Understanding Group and Team Performance FIVE PRINCIPLES GROUPS AND TEAMS DEFINED Small group —three to fifteen people who share a common purpose, feel sense of group belonging, and exert influence on each other Team —a coordinated small group organized to work together to achieve a specific common goal Distinctions Between Groups and Teams Teams develop clearly defined responsibilities for team members Teams have clearly defined rules for team operation Teams develop clear goals Teams develop a way of coordinating their efforts CHARACTERISTICS OF EFFECTIVE TEAM MEMBERS Experience Problem-solving ability Openness Supportiveness Action-oriented Positive personal style Primary Groups
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exist to fulfill the basic human need of associating with others Study Groups meet to learn new ideas Therapy Groups exist to provide treatment for the personal problems that group members
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