WORK2218Week6 - Week 6: Team Dynamics WORK2218 Daniel...

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Week 6: Team Dynamics WORK2218 Daniel Nyberg
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Overview What are teams? Team Effectiveness Model Homogeneous vs heterogeneous teams Stages of Team Development Team norms, roles and cohesiveness Troubles with teams
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Groups versus teams Groups Two or more people Common purpose Interact with each other Teams Groups of two or more people Exist to fulfill a purpose Interdependent – interact and influence each other Mutually accountable for achieving common goals Perceive themselves as a social entity
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Many Types of Teams 4 Departmental teams Production/service/ leadership teams Self-directed teams Advisory teams Task force (project) teams Skunkworks Virtual teams Communities of practice
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Virtual teams Cross-functional teams that operate across space, time and organisational boundaries using information technology Increasingly possible because of technology knowledge-based work Increasingly necessary because of globalisation knowledge management need for team work
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Team effectiveness model •Task characteristics Team size Team composition Team design Team design Achieve Achieve organisational organisational goals goals Satisfy member Satisfy member needs
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2011 for the course WORK 2218 taught by Professor - during the One '09 term at University of Sydney.

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