Work teams and groups

Work teams and groups - WORKTEAMS&GROUPS WCOB2033

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WCOB 2033 Acquiring and Managing Human Capital
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     Group  Team 2 Same as a group, BUT: 1. Members are highly  interdependent 2. Formed using work flow  grouping 3. Members are not  interchangeable 4. Members have different skills,  A collection of two or more  people who interact with one  another in a way such that  each person influences and is  influenced by the others
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Fundamental Characteristics of Effective Groups 1. 2. 3. The members listen well to one another; most members participate in a  good deal of task-relevant discussion 4. 5. not personalities or people 6. 7. Decisions are usually based on consensus, not majority vote 8. When actions are decided, clear assignments are made and accepted by  members of the group 3
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Tuckman’s Model of Group Development 4 1. Forming ( Initiation) Characterized by uncertainty and anxiety Members focus on getting to know one another Neutral topics are discussed 1. Storming ( Differentiation) Conflicts may erupt as members try to reach agreement on the purpose, goals, and objectives  of the group Sorting out who will do what when, where, why, and how 3. Norming ( Integration) Conflicts are resolved as members focus on re-establishing the central purpose of the group
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2011 for the course WCOB 2033 taught by Professor A during the Fall '07 term at Arkansas.

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Work teams and groups - WORKTEAMS&GROUPS WCOB2033

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