Chapter 17 - Chapter 17 Be able to define team-a unit of...

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Chapter 17 Be able to define team -a unit of two or more people who interact and coordinate their work to accomplish a specific goal. Read Exhibit 17-1 Be able to define formal team -a team created by the organization as part of the formal organizational structure. Be able to define and differentiate between a vertical and horizontal team Vertical Team-a formal team composed of a manager and his or her subordinates in the organization’s formal chain of command. Horizontal Team-a formal team composed of employees from about the same hierarchical level but from different areas of expertise. Be able to define 1) committee -a long-lasting, sometimes permanent team in the organizational structure created to deal with tasks that recur regularly 2) special purpose team- a team created outside the formal organization to undertake a project of special importance or creativity. 3) self directed team- a team consisting of 5 to 20 multiskilled workers who rotate jobs to produce an entire product or service, often supervised by an elected member. 4)
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Chapter 17 - Chapter 17 Be able to define team-a unit of...

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