Day 3 - Team Building

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Teamwork and Team  Performance Day 3
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What is a Team? Two or more people who interact  and coordinate their work to  accomplish a shared goal or purpose.
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Types of Teams Project teams Cross-functional teams Self-managed teams Virtual teams Not all groups are teams
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When to Use Teams When a variety of expertise is needed To share the workload in accomplishing  goal When creativity and innovation are  needed For tasks high in complexity For tasks that have many  interdependent subtasks
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Potential Advantages of  Group Decision Making More knowledge and expertise is  applied to solve the problem A greater number of alternatives are  examined The final decision is better understood  and accepted by all group members More commitment among all group  members to make the final decision  work
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Potential Disadvantages of  Group Decision Making Individuals may feel compelled to conform to  the apparent wishes of the group The group’s decision may be dominated by  one individual or a small coalition Group decisions usually take longer to make Potential for  groupthink  – the tendency of  members in highly cohesive groups to lose  their critical evaluative capabilities
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Team Development-Stage 1 FORMING Characteristics: Moderate eagerness Unrealistic high expectations Needs: Agreement on roles and goals Common purpose Issues: Personal well-being Acceptance, trust Goal
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Team Development–Stage 2 STORMING Characteristics: Expectations = reality Confusion, frustration Needs: Clarification of ‘big’ picture Develop team and task skills Issues: Power and control Conflict management Goal
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NORMING Characteristics:  
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