Team-types - Types of Teams Problem-Solving Teams Members...

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Types of Teams Problem-Solving Teams Members share ideas or offer suggestions on how work processes and methods can be improved Rarely have the authority to act upon their suggestions o Merrill Lynch Created problem-solving team to specifically figure out ways to reduce the # of days it took to open up a new cash management account Suggested cuts in # of steps in the process from 46 to 36 Reduced average # of days from 15 to 8 Works individually to solve the problem Self-Managed Work Teams Groups of employees who perform highly related or interdependent jobs and take on many of the responsibilities of their former supervisors Plan and schedule work Assign tasks to members Make operating decisions Take action on problems Work with suppliers and customers Interconnects with each other to solve the problem Cross-Functional Teams Boeing Company o Team made up of employees from production, planning, quality, tooling, design engineering, and information systems to automate shims on the company’s C-17 program
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