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Module 15 Module 15 Teams and Teamwork Teams and Teamwork
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Module 15 Why is it important to understand teams and teamwork? What are the building blocks of successful teamwork? How can managers create and lead high- performance teams?
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15.1 Teams and Teamwork Teams offer synergy and other benefits to organizations and their members Teams often suffer from common performance problems Organizations are networks of formal teams and informal groups
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15.1 CONTINUED Teams and Teamwork Organizations use committees, task forces, and cross functional teams Virtual teams are increasingly common in organizations Self-managing teams are a form of job enrichment for groups
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TEAMS AND TEAMWORK Teamwork Benefits Team collection of people with complementary skills who work together to accomplish shared goals while holding each other mutually accountable for performance results
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TEAMS AND TEAMWORK Teamwork Benefits Synergy Results of a team effort can create results far beyond the sum of individual efforts
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Teamwork Problems Social loafing Team members who “coast” or allow other members to do the work. To prevent social loafing
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course MGT 3315 taught by Professor Waner during the Spring '11 term at UCM.

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