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Manufacturing - ME 250 Part-2 Manufacturing Processes Prof Dutta The University of Michigan Ann Arbor General Information Part-II course pack is

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Prof. Dutta The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor ME 250 Part-2 Manufacturing Processes ME 250 Fall 07 General Information Part-II course pack is available for purchase [@ $8.15] Art & Architecture copy center 2 nd Course pack contains relevant sections from Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing M. P. Groover, 2 nd Edition
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ME 250 Fall 07 General Information • My Office Hours (GGB 2276): Tues / Thurs: 10:00am – 11:30am • Most “processes” remain unchanged • Part-II lecture topics/date on Ctools after class today • My slides also on Ctools after class ME 250 Fall 07 General Information Exam-2 is on Tues, Dec 11; in class Seating will be announced later (2 rooms) Non-comprehensive exam Will cover part-2 material only Exam 1 update: Expect to return exams by next week Friday
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ME 250 Fall 07 Making Teamwork Work ME 250 Fall 07 “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni Reference
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ME 250 Fall 07 – Absence of trust – Fear of conflict – Lack of commitment – Absence of accountability – Inattention to results The list of five ME 250 Fall 07 Stems from the unwillingness of team members to be vulnerable within the group Without openness and a genuine acceptance of people’s weaknesses and mistakes it is difficult to build trust within the team 1. Absence of trust
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ME 250 Fall 07 Often results from the absence of trust Instead of passionate debate of ideas, teams engage in guarded comments … artificial harmony 2. Fear of conflict ME 250 Fall 07 Without open and free debate of ideas and opinions, team members will rarely “buy in” or commit Without commitment of every team member, the project is in trouble! 3. Lack of commitment
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ME 250 Fall 07 Peer-to-peer accountability Without full commitment/buy-in to the project goals and plans, team members are unlikely to hold each other accountable, or point out counterproductive actions of peers 4. Avoidance of accountability ME 250 Fall 07 Stems from the previous dysfunction It is easy for team members to put their personal agenda, recognition or ego ahead of the collective goals of the team 5. Inattention to results
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ME 250 Fall 07 A chain with even one broken link…. doesn’t work Teamwork deteriorates significantly even with one of the five dysfunctions And, the results show! In the end ME 250 Fall 07 Team members Trust one another – Engage in constructive conflict around ideas – Commit to decisions and plans of action – Hold each other accountability – Focus on team results In a cohesive team
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Comfortable being vulnerable Vulnerability based trust cannot be achieved overnight Requires shared experiences and in-depth understanding of unique attributes of team members Face to face meetings (weekly) are critical Overcoming the absence of trust ME 250 Fall 07 Cannot over emphasize the importance! This becomes a crucial issue in the last
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