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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 The task of rowing an 8 person boat is an example of highly task interdependence. Task interdependence is the extent to which features of the work itself dictate that it can be completed by the combined efforts Selection data:-objective tests measuring speed, strength, and coordination.-ergometer (ERG) objectively measured work output over a given distance or period of time for each rower.-seat races-summary : clear cut objective performance data In this case, JV team always beat Varsity. Why? Problem: the ppl on Varsity didn't like each other. they don't TRUST one another - trust is the most fundamental issue on any B/c task is highly interdependent, combined effort of the team is critical. team members need to have an emotional connection to the team. strong team identity is important. stronger team identity co Preventative measures:-orchestrate some early successes for the Varsity. give varsity a chance to bond and have fun. - this can be outside of the team activities.-try to create trust among the team members....
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2010 for the course BMGT 364 taught by Professor -- during the Spring '10 term at UMBC.
- Spring '10