Chapter 10 - QFR

Chapter 10 - QFR - Evgeniy Bukatin Pr. Adou-Dy BUS 308...

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Evgeniy Bukatin Pr. Adou-Dy BUS 308 November 9, 2011 Chapter 10 – Questions for Review 1. How do you explain the growing popularity of teams in organizations? Work team is characterized by a group whose individual efforts result in performance that is greater than the sum of the individual’s inputs alone. Companies are more competitive and aiming to compete more effectively and efficiently, and that is why they have started to form teams as a way to use employees’ talent. According to the book, teams are more responsive and flexible to changing events than traditional departments or groups. Teams are able to quickly assemble, deploy, refocus, and disband. Teams democratize organizations and increase motivation. 2. What is the difference between a group and a team? According to the book, a work group is a group that interacts primarily with other group members to share information and to make decisions to help each group member perform within his/her responsibility or task. Groups have no need to engage in collective work that requires working together. So the performance of work group is just the sum of individual members’ contribution. A work team, on the other hand, is a group of people
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course BUS 308 taught by Professor Adou-dy during the Fall '11 term at NC Wesleyan.

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Chapter 10 - QFR - Evgeniy Bukatin Pr. Adou-Dy BUS 308...

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