Groups and Teams 1

Groups and Teams 1 - o How big small should the team be o...

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Leading Groups and Teams Group/ team: o Collection of 2 or more people who interact regularly o Work towards common goals o Are aware of each other as members 80% of US corporations support group work Similarities between groups and teams: o Common purpose o Common approach o Share information o Make decisions Differences: o Groups: Interaction not always needed for success Evaluate/ reward individual performance Individual accountability o Teams: Interaction usually needed for success Evaluate/ reward team performance usually Mutual accountability Solving organizational problems: o What problem am I trying to solve? o How long do I have to do it? o Do I need a group/ team?
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Unformatted text preview: o How big/ small should the team be? o What should be the composition of the team? • Group/ team size and composition: o Influenced by problem type More complex: larger team o Available resources: People Money Time Higher levels of all lead to bigger groups o Decision rules: Consensus Majority vote Someone in charge makes decision o Social network connections: Do members know a lot of others?: if so they’ll do better o Concern for member attitudes Larger group: worse attitudes o Leader type: Democratic: small group Directive: larger?...
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