Ch 1_Application 6_p 39_Exploring Use of Teams in the Workplace

Ch 1_Application 6_p 39_Exploring Use of Teams in the Workplace

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Application 6, p. 39 Exploring Use of Teams in the Workplace Using the Internet, locate an article that describes how a company or organization is using teams in its operation. Write a one-page abstract of the article. Facebook is Building a New Payment Operations Team January 7th, 2010 By Eric Eldon Although Facebook has been talking about building a payments service for years, the project has only slowly rolled out. One big part of payments, its Credits virtual currency, launched more than a year ago and the company began testing it with third party applications starting last May. But now, things are picking up. Most recently, a posting on Facebook’s job listings for the position of “Strategist, Payment Operations” describes the company creating a new payments team: Facebook Payment Operations is a brand-new team that ensures, monitors, and reports on all money moving into Facebook. As a founding member, individuals have an opportunity to shape this team’s culture, role within the company, and day-to-day operations. As part of the Online Operations organization, we work cross-functionally with the Product and Engineering teams to design tools and systems to serve our hundreds of millions of users and our ever-growing base of advertisers. Projects driven by Payment Operations team members will potentially contribute millions of dollars to Facebook’s business, as well as enable the company to scale and expand its operations in the coming years. Successful candidates for this job are self-motivated,
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Ch 1_Application 6_p 39_Exploring Use of Teams in the Workplace

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