Busi 2101- Week 7 - Rob Smart Winter 2011 BUSI 2101G Week 7...

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Rob Smart Winter 2011 BUSI 2101G Week 7 Teamwork
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Groups: two or more people with a common relationship Example: coworkers Teams: a small number of people who work closely together towards a common objective and are accountable to one another Example: sports team Group Team: a group becomes a team when: team members share leadership, individuals and the team share accountability, a mission is developed, they continuously work on problem solving 3
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Problem solving teams A group of 5-12 employees from the same department who meet for a few hours each week to discuss ways of improving quality, efficiency, and the work environment Self-managed teams A group of 10-15 employees who take on many of the responsibilities of their former managers. More autonomous then problem solving teams; given the power to make decisions. Cross-functional teams A group of employees at about the same hierarchical level, but form different work areas, who come together to accomplish a task. Skunkworks: a C.F team that develops spontaneously to create new products or work on complex problems. Useful when speed/time is an important factor Virtual teams A team that uses computer technology to tie together physically dispersed members in order to achieve a common goal. Requires trust, closely monitored team progress, and their work becomes publicized to increase their exposure Top management teams 4
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Team Role: Maintenance roles: roles performed by group members to maintain good relations within the group Task oriented roles: roles performed by group member to ensure that the tasks of the group are accomplished Individual roles:
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course BUSINESS 2101 taught by Professor Timms during the Spring '11 term at Carleton CA.

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Busi 2101- Week 7 - Rob Smart Winter 2011 BUSI 2101G Week 7...

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