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Chapter 7 - Roadmap to Understanding Understanding Me...

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Chapter 7 Copyright 2009,  Vandeveer,  Menefee 1 Roadmap to Understanding Putting It All Together Understanding Me Understandin g Others Understanding Organizations
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Chapter 7 Copyright 2009,  Vandeveer,  Menefee 2 Learning Outcomes:  Teams Explain the popularity of teams in the workplace. Identify the different team player roles. Illustrate the difference between role expectation and  role perception. Describe social loafing. Contrast the cultural differences between groups of  people. Explain synergy in teamwork. Through self assessment gain a greater understanding  on one’s own orientation to being a team player.
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Chapter 7 Copyright 2009,  Vandeveer,  Menefee 3 Turning People into Team Players “Teamwork is the essence of life. If there is one thing on which I’m an authority, it’s how to blend the talents and strengths of individuals into a force that becomes greater that the sum of its parts.” Pat Riley, NBA Coach
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Chapter 7 Copyright 2009,  Vandeveer,  Menefee 4 Why Study Teams? Team skills are needed and valued by  employers. To develop the interpersonal skills  necessary in understanding teams. To capitalize on complementary skills  leading to improvements in productivity  and performance.
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Chapter 7 Copyright 2009,  Vandeveer,  Menefee 5 What is a team? A team is a group whose individual efforts result in performance.
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Chapter 7 Copyright 2009,  Vandeveer,  Menefee 6 Teams and Synergy? Synergy is building a force that is greater than the sum of its parts.
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