Effective Teams - Effective Teams Generally the optimal...

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Effective Teams Generally the optimal size is 5-12 members. Structure is a major consideration. Needs to satisfy its members needs for social well being. Four Possible Team Member Roles Task Specialist: Help team reach its goal. Socioemotional: Focus on supporting the teams emotional needs and social unity. Dual Roles: Concern with task and emotional needs. Non-participators: Contribute little to team goals or emotional needs. Characteristics of Effective Teams Clear sense of purpose. Open and honest communications. Creative thinking. Focused. Decision by consensus. Five Stages of Team Development Forming: Period of orientation and breaking the ice. Storming: More personalities can become more assertive, conflict and disagreement often arise. Norming: Conflicts are resolved, team harmony develops. Performing: Members are really committed to the team goals. Adjourning: Issues are wrapped up and the team is dissolved.
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2012 for the course GEB GEB1011 taught by Professor Henn during the Spring '10 term at Broward College.

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