Lecture_9_Managing_Groups._2005

Lecture_9_Managing_Groups._2005 - Managing groups September...

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September 2005 Dr Polly Parker Managing groups September 22 2005
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September 2005 Dr Polly Parker Foundations of work groups What is a group? Two or more interdependent individuals interacting and influencing each other in collective pursuit of a common goal. Differentiated from a simple gathering of people.
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September 2005 Dr Polly Parker Foundations of work groups Types of work groups: Formal Group officially created by an organisation for a specific purpose Informal Group established by employees (not the organisation) to serve members’ interests or social needs
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September 2005 Dr Polly Parker Foundations of work groups Informal groups Groups established by employees (not the organisation) to serve members’ interests or social needs Interest groups Friendship groups
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September 2005 Dr Polly Parker Foundations of work groups Work groups Formal groups Informal groups Command or functional groups Task groups Interest groups Friendship groups Permanent task groups Temporary task groups
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September 2005 Dr Polly Parker Foundations of work groups How informal groups develop: FORMAL GROUPS Required activities Required interactions Required sentiments Given sentiments ORGANISATIONAL INFORMAL GROUPS OUTPUTS (e.g. productivity, Emergent activities satisfaction) Emergent interactions Emergent sentiments
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Dr Polly Parker Foundations of work groups How work groups operate: INPUTS Group composition Member roles Group size PROCESSES
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2010 for the course ECON econ1010 taught by Professor Margretfinch during the Three '08 term at Griffith.

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