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Chapter 7 Team Dynamics
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CHAPTER 7 Team Dynamics Learning objectives Compare and contrast teams (vs. group) and  between different types of teams in organizations Groups versus teams Self-directed work teams, virtual teams Team effectiveness model Team design: Task characteristics, size, composition Team processes: development, norms, roles,  cohesiveness Team decision making Strengths, weaknesses, techniques Limitations of teams
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CHAPTER 7 Team Dynamics Why Informal Groups Exist 1. Innate drive to bond 2. Social identity We define ourselves by group memberships 1. Goal accomplishment 2. Emotional support
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CHAPTER 7 Team Dynamics What are teams? Groups of two or more people  Exist to fulfill a  purpose Interdependent : interact and influence each  other Mutually accountable  for achieving common  goals Perceive themselves as a  social entity
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CHAPTER 7 Team Dynamics Groups versus teams All teams are groups  Some groups are just people assembled  together Teams have  task interdependence  whereas  some groups do not (e.g., group of  employees enjoying lunch together)
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CHAPTER 7 Team Dynamics Why rely on teams? Compared with individuals working alone,  teams tend to Make  better decisions Make  better products and services  due to more  knowledge and expertise Increase  employee engagement
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CHAPTER 7 Team Dynamics Types of teams in  organizations Departmental teams Production, service, and leadership teams Self-directed work teams Advisory teams Task force (project) teams Virtual teams [No need to learn about ‘skunkworks’ or  ‘communities of practice’]
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