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Unformatted text preview: object . Members represent the target audience Led by a facilitator. Advisory Groups Purpose: develop recommendations for others decisions Members: may have expertise and/or represent diverse interests of viewpoints. Quality improvement teams (“quality circles”) Purpose: Increase or maintain the quality of an organization’s product of output. Members represent different levels and functions within the organization. Decision-making Groups Purpose : Make decisions on specific issues or questions Members must have knowledge specific to potential problems and implementation. Limitations of groups Time: groups take more time to work through problems Conformity pressures: • A majority may suppress an individual contribution or • The group may be dominated by an individual Potential Strengths • More resources • More thorough thinking • Heightened creativity • Enhanced commitment to decisions...
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- Spring '10
- Decision Making, collective identity Groups, better groups performances, complementary human resources