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MODULE 21 TEAMS AND TEAMWORK “Two heads can be better than one” Why is an understanding of teams so important? What are the foundations of successful teamwork?
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TEAMS AND TEAMWORK   Importance Of Teams MODULE GUIDE 21.1 Formal and informal groups are building blocks of  organizations.  Organizations use a variety of committees, task  forces, and cross-functional teams.  Virtual teams are increasingly common in  organizations.  Teams offer synergy and other benefits to their  members and the organization.  Teams can also suffer from common performance  problems. 
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TEAMS AND TEAMWORK   Importance Of Teams Team  a collection of people who regularly interact to pursue common goals. Teamwork  the process of people actively working together to accomplish common goals. Formal Group   a group that is officially recognized and supported by the organization. Informal Group  a group that is unofficial and emerges from relationships and shared interests among members. Committee  people brought together outside of their daily job assignments to work in a small team for a specific task
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  Importance Of Teams Types of Teams Project Team is convened for a specific purpose and disbands after completing its task. Cross-functional Team operates with members who come from different functional units of an organization. Employee Involvement Team
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2010 for the course MGMT 3031 taught by Professor C during the Spring '09 term at UH Clear Lake.

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