ch 11 teams - characteristics

ch 11 teams - characteristics - Te ams : Charac te ris tic...

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Unformatted text preview: Te ams : Charac te ris tic s & Dive rs ity 1 Te ams and Gro ups Te A te am c ons is ts of two or more pe ople who te work inte rde pe nde ntly ove r s ome time pe riod to a ccomplis h common goa ls re la te d to s ome ta s korie nte d purpos e . S ubs e t of the more ge ne ra l te rm “group.” Te a ms diffe r from groups in two prima ry Te re s pe cts . The inte ra ctions within te a ms re volve a round a The de e pe r de pe nde nce o n one a nothe r tha n the de inte ra ctions within groups . The inte ra ctions within te a ms occur with a s pe cific The tas k-re late d p urpos e in mind. tas 2 Wha t Wha Cha ra cte ris tics C ha C a n Be Us e d Ca to De s cribe Te a ms ? Te 3 Te am Type s Te Wo rk te am s a re de s igne d to be re la tive ly p e rma ne nt. P urpos e is to produce goods or provide s e rvice s , a nd the y ge ne ra lly re quire a full-time commitme nt from the ir me mbe rs . the Manag e m e nt te am s a re de s igne d to be re la tive ly pe rma ne nt. re R e s pons ible for coordina ting the a ctivitie s of Re o rga niza tiona l s ubunits —typica lly de pa rtme nts or functiona l a re a s —to he lp the orga niza tion a chie ve its long-te rm goa ls . long-te Te am Type s , Co nt’d Te Paralle l te am s a re compos e d of me mbe rs from va rious jobs who provide re comme nda tions to ma na ge rs a bout importa nt is s ue s ma Pro je c t te am s a re forme d to ta ke on “one -time ” ta s ks tha t a re ge ne ra lly comple x a nd re quire a lot of input from me mbe rs with diffe re nt type s of tra ining a nd e xpe rtis e . Ac tio n te am s p e rform ta s ks tha t a re norma lly limite d in d ura tion. Howe ve r, thos e ta s ks a re quite comple x a nd ta ke pla ce in conte xts tha t a re e ithe r highly vis ible to a n a udie nce or of a highly cha lle nging na ture . Type s o f Te ams Type Variatio ns within Te am Type s Variatio Virtual te am s a re te a ms in which the m e mbe rs a re ge ogra phica lly dis pe rs e d, a nd inte rde pe nde nt a ctivity occurs through e le ctronic communica tions — through p rima rily e -ma il, ins ta nt me s s a ging, a nd prima We b confe re ncing. We S tag e s o f Te am De ve lo pme nt Forming Time Storming Fo rm ing - try to unde rs ta nd the bounda rie s in the te a m a nd ge t a fe e l for wha t is e xpe cte d of the m. S to rm ing - re ma in committe d to ide a s , trigge rs conflict tha t a ffe cts s ome re la tions hips a nd ha rms te a m progre s s e s . - re a lize tha t the y ne e d to work toge the r to a ccomplis h te a m goa ls . toge Pe rfo rm ing - m e mbe rs a re comforta ble within ,a Performing workingprogre s the ir role sgoand. the te a m ma ke s s towa rd ls ma Ad jo urning – m e mbe rs e xpe rie nce a nxie ty a nd othe r e motions a s the y dis e nga ge a nd Adjourning ultima te ly s e pa ra te from the te a m. u ltima Norming No rm ing Punc tuate d Equilibrium P unc At the initia l te a m me e ting, me mbe rs ma ke At a s s umptions a nd e s ta blis h a pa tte rn of be ha vior tha t la s ts for the firs t ha lf of its life . be Vide o Que s tio n Vide Wha t Airline worke rs le a rne d from NAS CAR? Wha t type of te a m is this ? In wha t s ta ge of te a m de ve lopme nt would this type of In tra ining be mos t e ffe ctive ? tra 10 Te am Inte rde pe nde nc e Te Tas k inte rd e p e nd e nc e re fe rs the de gre e to which te a m me mbe rs inte ra ct with a nd re ly on othe r te a m m e mbe rs for the informa tion, ma te ria ls , a nd re s ource s ne e de d to a ccomplis h work for the te a m. re Po o le d inte rde pe nde nc e S e que ntial inte rde pe nde nc e Re c ipro c al inte rde pe nde nc e Co mpre he ns ive inte rde pe nde nc e 11 Tas k Inte rde pe nde nc e Tas Po o le d inte rd e p e nd e nc e re quire s lowe s t d e gre e of re quire d coordina tion, me mbe rs c omple te the ir work a s s ignme nts inde pe nde ntly, a nd the n this work is s imply “pile d up” to re pre s e nt the group’s output “pile 12 Tas k Inte rde pe nde nc e , Co nt’d Tas S e q ue ntial inte rd e p e nd e nc e re quire s diffe re nt ta s ks to be done in a pre s cribe d orde r, inte ra ct to ca rry out the ir work, the inte ra ction o nly occurs be twe e n me mbe rs who pe rform ta s ks tha t a re ne xt to e a ch othe r in the s e que nce . 13 Tas k Inte rde pe nde nc e , Co nt’d Tas Re c ip ro c al inte rd e p e nd e nc e re quire s m e mbe rs a re s pe cia lize d to pe rform s pe cific ta s ks . Howe ve r, ins te a d of a s trict s e que nce of a ctivitie s , me mbe rs inte ra ct with a s ubs e t of othe r me mbe rs to comple te the te a m’s work. of 14 Tas k Inte rde pe nde nc e , Co nt’d Tas Co m p re he ns iv e inte rd e p e nd e nc e re quire s the h ighe s t le ve l of inte ra ction a nd coordina tion a mong me mbe rs . Ea ch me mbe r ha s a gre a t d e a l of dis cre tion in te rms of wha t the y do a nd with whom the y inte ra ct in the cours e of the c olla bora tion involve d in a ccomplis hing the te a m’s work. te 15 Go al Inte rde pe nde nc e Go A h igh de gre e of g o al inte rd e p e nd e nc e high e xis ts whe n te a m me mbe rs ha ve a s ha re d vis ion of the te a m’s goa l a nd a lign the ir individua l goa ls with tha t vis ion a s a re s ult. vis De ve lop a forma lize d mis s ion s ta te me nt De tha t me mbe rs buy into. tha 16 Outc o me Inte rde pe nde nc e Outc High o utc o m e inte rd e p e nd e nc e e xis ts High whe n te a m me mbe rs s ha re in the re wa rds tha t the te a m e a rns . re P a y, bonus e s , forma l fe e dba ck a nd re cognition, pa ts on the ba ck, e xtra time off, a nd continue d te a m s urviva l. 17 Bus ine s s Cas e : Lo g ite c h B us Logite ch P le a s e P le a s e re a d the ca s e ha ndout of Logite ch a ns we r the thre e que s tions S ubmit a 1-pa ge pa pe r with the na me of pa rticipa ting me mbe rs a nd your te a m numbe r pa Don’t forge t bringing the s urve y s he e t in Don’t the ne xt cla s s the 18 ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2012 for the course OBHR 330 taught by Professor Ericalanthony during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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