Groups and Teams Norms 1

Groups and Teams Norms 1 - th time than the 1 st o Can they...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Groups and Teams: Norms Group/ team norms: o Acceptable standards of behavior for members o Examples: meeting structure, dress code, etc. o How are norms established?: The way things have always been done Experiences/ habits First meeting activities Resolution of storming conflicts Explicit directions by those w/ power o To what behaviors do norms apply?: Important group/ team related behaviors Perhaps some non group/ team related behaviors but not many o To whom do they apply?: All members o Who can violate norms?: Group/ team leaders New members Valued group/ team members Less valued members o How strong are norms?: Very strong o How are they enforced?: Progressively: harsher the 4
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: th time than the 1 st o Can they be changed?: With great difficulty Through group/ team leaders Through changes in membership What norms is Brooks trying to establish?: o Team unity o Effort o Conditioning o Bonding Why are norms important?: o Increase of predictability of behavior o Reduce interpersonal problems o Clarify what is distinctive about group/ team o Influence group/ team cohesiveness Group cohesiveness: Level of mutual attraction w/i a group/ team Greater cohesiveness leads to: o Greater member satisfaction o Greater member participation o Greater member identification o Greater member conformity...
View Full Document

Page1 / 2

Groups and Teams Norms 1 - th time than the 1 st o Can they...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online