BUAD 304 - Lecture 3

BUAD 304 - Lecture 3 - BUAD304 LectureSession#3...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style BUAD 304 Leading Organizations Lecture Session #3 Leader as Team Developer Leader as Stylist
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Today’s Topics Teams: definition and types Benefits and costs associated with using  teams When to use teams; how to maximize  effectiveness Leadership styles and leader-follower fit
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Mini-Case You have been hired as a consultant for a  large manufacturing firm. The firm is  considering forming work teams in various  parts of the company.  Make a list of factors the firm should take 
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Why Have Teams Become So  Popular? Because teams: Tend to outperform individuals Are more innovative Are more flexible and responsive to changes in the  environment Increase involvement; make better use of employee  talents Are an effective way to democratize an organization 
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Defining Groups and Teams Work Group A group that interacts primarily  to share information and to  make decisions to help each  group member perform within  his or her area of responsibility Work Team A group whose individual efforts  result in a performance that is   greater than the sum of the    individual inputs
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Simple Complex Independent Interdependent Work Tasks: When to Use a Team Assign the  task to an  individual Assign the  task to a  team
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Types of Teams Problem-solving Teams Groups that meet to discuss solutions to  existing problems thereby improving  performance (e.g., quality, efficiency, 
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