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Unformatted text preview: Techniques for Managing Teams • Superordinate goals • Create goals that cannot be reached by a single party. • Participation in decision making • Members participate in decisions that affect them. • Quality circles • "Family" groups meet regularly to solve problems that affect their work. • Self-direction (Empowerment) • Team is given management responsibilities (e.g., hiring, decisions making, self-supervision). • Profit sharing • Employees receive extra income based on the organization's profits. • Would not work well in large organization, only in smaller organizations. • Profit sharing in large corporation almost always results in a failure. • Scanlon plans/gainsharing • Employees participation is rewarded with a percentage of the amount saved....
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course MGMT 371 taught by Professor Mackenzie during the Spring '09 term at South Carolina.
- Spring '09