Lecture3 - Lecture3 WorkGroupsand Teams GroupDefined Two or...

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Lecture 3 Work Groups and  Teams
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2 Group Defined Two or more individuals, interacting and interdependent, who have come together to achieve particular objectives
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3 Formal Versus Informal Groups Formal Groups – Groups that are created by the organization, intentionally designed to direct its members towards some organizational goals Command group – consists of a manager and his or her immediate subordinates Task group – consists of people who come together to complete a job task Informal Groups – Groups that develop naturally among people without any direction from the organization within which they operate Interest group – consists of people who share common interests Friendship group – consists of people who enjoy each other’s company and socialize with each other on and off the job
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4 Why Do People Join Groups? No single reason why individuals join groups Most popular reasons: Security Status Self-esteem Affiliation Power Goal achievement
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5 The Five-Stage Group Development  Model  1. Forming Group members try to get to know each other and establish a common understanding Complete once the individuals come to think of themselves as members of a group 2. Storming Group is in conflict, members resist being controlled by the group, and disagreements arise concerning leadership in the group Complete when group members no longer resist the group’s control and there is mutual agreement about who will lead the group
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6 The Five-Stage Group Development  Model (cont’d)  3. Norming Group members develop close ties, feelings of friendship and camaraderie abound, and group members share a common purpose Complete when the group structure solidifies and the group has assimilated a common set of expectations of what defines
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