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VALUE OF DIVERSITY IN DECISION MAKING CHAPTER 3 TERESA URQUIZU AROCENA ANAIS GOMAR ISART
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INTRODUCTION DIVERSITY It refers to the ways that people in organization differ. It is a challenge Not only involves how people think of others and how this affects their interaction but how they conceive of themselves.
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TEAM Group of two or more individuals who must interact cooperatively and adaptively in pursuit of shared value objectives. Team decision making (TDM) involves gathering, processing, integrating, and communicating information in support of arriving at a task-relevant decision. TDM requires that team members process and filter “raw” data, apply individual expertise, communicate relevant information, and make recommendations to other members.
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TDM CHARACTERISTICS: It is a process The quality of TDM is dependent Requires the application of various classes of expertise According to Orasanu, the goal of a team is to accomplish a task
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Unformatted text preview: rather to simply make a decision Focus on understanding how team function Types of diversity that characterize today's team work Gender Diversity Year 2000 there were more women entering the labor Domestic Cultural Diversity California's racial diversity is fast approaching the point at which no single group will represent a majority Age Diversity Average age is increasing but give little attention to indications that the distribution of ages (variance) represented in the work force is also changing HOW DIVERSITY INFLUENCES WORK TEAMS, THEIR INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS, AND THEIR EMPLOYING ORGANIZATION More options/ different ideas More innovations Specific work/ Specific task each member of the group Better decisions Variety of solutions UNDERSTANDING THE DYNAMICS OF DIVERSITY...
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