MGT_510X_Self-directed_Teams_Week_3__1__

MGT_510X_Self-directed_Teams_Week_3__1__ - SelfDirectedTeams

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  12/18/10 Self- Directed Teams SDTs outgrowth of earlier team approaches
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 12/18/10 From vertical to horizontal Experimentation with teams and  horizontal structures  often begins at the  lower level of organizations. But today more  companies are shifting their  entire structure to the horizontal model. 
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Click to edit Master subtitle style  12/18/10 SDTs are the building blocks to an  organization that is more horizontal in  nature.
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 12/18/10 Source: Based on John A. Byrne, “The Horizontal Corporation,” Business Week, 20 December 1993, 76-81;  and Thomas A. Stewart. “The Search for the Organization of Tomorrow,” Fortune, 18 May 1992, 92-98.
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 12/18/10 Self-directed  Teams (SDTs) are sometimes called self-managed teams. They typically consist of five to twenty-five workers with different skill-sets who 
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 12/18/10 SDTs take-over managerial duties such as work and vacation scheduling, ordering  materials, and hiring new workers.  
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 12/18/10 Many companies (hundreds) have employed or experimented with self-directed                      Byrne, 1993    Stewart, 1992
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 12/18/10 SDTs Design Consists of Three  Element 1-  The team is given access to resources  such as materials, information, equipment,  machinery, and supplies that are needed to  accomplish a task completely.                                                                                                                            Owens, 1991
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