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Unformatted text preview: 1 Chapter 7 Team Dynamics Melody Chao Fall 2009 2 Team Effectiveness Model Task characteristics Team size Team composition Team Design Achieve organizational goals Satisfy member needs Maintain team survival Team Effectiveness Team development Team norms Team roles Team cohesiveness Team Processes Team Processes Organizational and Team Environment Reward systems Communication systems Physical space Organizational environment Organizational structure Organizational leadership 3 Milgrams Obedience Studies Milgrams obedience studies illustrate the capacity to obey the orders of a perceived authority 4 When Milgram asked students and colleagues to predict what 100 hypothetical teachers would do, they agreed that _____ would go all the way to the end and that _____ teachers would go beyond the very strong shock level (195-240 volts, switches 13-16) When Milgram asked 31 college students to predict their own behavior in such a study, _____ predicted obedience to the end (450 volts); in fact, the highest prediction was switch _____ and on average, these students predicted that they would stop after switch _____ What really happened? 5 Shock Generator Caution Amps On Intensity Resistance Amp Meter Slight Shock Moderate Shock Strong Shock Very Strong Shock Intense Shock Extreme Shock Danger XXX How Many Obeyed? 6 7 Variations on the theme 8 The Legacy of the Obedience Studies Replications across countries, age groups, and procedural variations all point to the same conclusion Studies used to understand the Holocaust, the Watergate scandal, the Iran-Contra affair, and the Abu Ghraib prison scandal Take note of how obedience of this sort was due to a slow escalation of aggression, making it difficult for the participants to stop at any particular point. 9 Need to be aware of how we can influence and we can be influenced in our social environment 10 Task characteristics Team size Team composition Team Design Achieve organizational goals Satisfy member...
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