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Group vs. Team : What’s the Difference? ( NOTE: All teams are groups; not all groups are teams!) Work Group: Interacts primarily  to share information and make  decisions to help each group  member perform within his or her  area of responsibility. Work Team: Coordinates effort to  create  synergy ” -- where the  resulting  performance (output) is  greater than the sum of the individual  inputs (parts).
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Comparing: E X H I B I T 10–1
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Types of Teams Problem-Solving Teams: Comprised of 5 to 12 employees, often   from the same department, who meet  for a few hours each week to discuss  ways of improving quality, efficiency,  and the work environment. Self-Managed Work Teams: Comprised of 10 to 15 people who take  on the responsibilities of their former  supervisors.
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Types of Teams EXAMPLES: Task forces Committees Cross-Functional Teams:
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2010 for the course MGMT 001 taught by Professor Mcnary during the Spring '10 term at N.C. State.

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