Teams I-Lecture

Teams I-Lecture - Teams I Course Roadmap Defining a Team o...

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Teams I Course Roadmap Defining a Team o Two or more people o Common identity o Clear boundary o Work interdependently o Common goal Teams…The Opportunity o Tremendous Success: o Example - Apollo 13 Team o Lunar-landing space mission that experienced a potentially catastrophic oxygen tank explosion o Flight director, Gene Kranz, led a team that devised and executed a plan that safely returned the Apollo 13 astronauts to earth Teams …The Challenge o Big Disappointment: o Example - 2004 USA Olympic Men’s Basketball “Dream Team” o Star-laden team (NBA players: Marbury, Iverson, Duncan), heavily favored to win the gold, ousted in semi-finals o Lost by nearly 20 points to Puerto Rico Synergy o Process loss o The reduction in performance, over that of the individuals working on their own, that results from the team working together
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o Process gain o The extra performance, over that of the individuals working on their own, gained by the team working together o Synergy = The sum of the parts being greater than the whole = Process gain >
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course BADM 066 taught by Professor Bailey during the Spring '07 term at GWU.

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