Veronderstellings rakende spanwerk en vorm die basis

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Unformatted text preview: toekomstige navorsing. Daar is nog baie te doen om spanwerk te optimaliseer en om ‘n beter organisatoriese begrip teweeg te bring van die kompleksiteite van individue wat saamwerk in spanne. ix CONTENTS _____________ CHAPTER 1: OVERVIEW AND ORIENTATION OF STUDY 1.1 BACKGROUND, RATIONALE FOR AND VALUE OF THE STUDY 2 1.2 RESEARCH PARADIGM 4 1.2.1 The qualitative versus quantitative debate 4 1.2.2 The history of qualitative research 4 1.2.3 The essence of qualitative research 5 1.2.4 The approach used in this study 5 1.2.5 Philosophical assumptions 6 1.3 PROBLEM STATEMENT 7 1.4 RESEARCH QUESTION 9 1.5 CONTEXT AND SCOPE OF THE STUDY 9 1.6 PURPOSE AND UNIQUENESS OF THE RESEARCH 10 1.7 RESEARCH DESIGN 11 1.8 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 11 1.8.1 Research population and sampling 12 1.8 2 Data collection 15 1.9 ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS 16 1.10 OUTLINE OF CHAPTERS 17 CHAPTER 2: LITERATURE REVIEW: TEAMING IN ORGANISATIONS 2.1 INTRODUCTION 19 2.2 IMPORTANCE OF A LITERATURE REVIEW 19 2.3 INTRODUCING TEAMS 20 2.4 DEFINING TEAMS 21 2.5 TEAM IDENTITIES / TYPES OF TEAMS 23 2.5.1 Self-managed teams 25 2.5.2 Virtual teams 26 2.5.3 High performance teams 28 2.5.4 Virtual high performance teams 30 2.6 TEAM ROLE THEORIES 32 2.6.1 Belbin’s team role analysis 32 2.6.2 Mc Shane and Von Glinow’s view on team roles 35 2.6.3 Blanchard’s team research 36 2.7 TEAM DEVELOPMENT THEORIES 37 2.7.1 Tuckman’s model of team development 37 2.8 TEAM FUNCTIONING THEORIES 40 2.8.1 Team Bonding 41 2.8.2 Adapting for ultimate team functioning 42 2.8.3 Learning in teams 44 2.9 INDIVIDUALS IN TEAMS 44 2.9.1 Tony Allesandra’s relations strategies 45 2.10 CONCLUSION 46 xi CHAPTER 3: RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY 3.1 INTRODUCTION 48 3.2 CHOOSING A SUITABLE APPROACH 48 3.3 RATIONALE FOR SELECTING A QUALITATIVE APPROACH 49 3.4 THE ROLE OF THE QUALITATIVE RESEARCHER 50 3.4.1 Challenges faced by a qualitative researcher 52 3.5 RESEARCH POPULATION AND SAMPLING STRATEGY 52 3.6 DATA COLLECTION METHOD 54 3.6.1 In-depth interviews 54 3.6.2 Focus group interviews 59 3.6.3 Pre-interview interventions 61 3.6.4 Conducting the personal interviews 63 3.6.5 Recording the interviews 64 3.6.6 Advantages of interviews 65 3.6.7 Disadvantages of interviews 66 3.6.8 Post interview actions 67 3.7 DATA REDUCTION 69 3.7.1 Themes 70 3.7.2 Coding the data 71 3.8 USING TECHNOLOGY IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCH 72 3.9 DATA MANAGEMENT, STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL 74 3.10 ENSURING RESEARCH TRUSTWORTHINESS AND QUALITY CRITERIA 75 3.11 CONCLUSION 76 xii CHAPTER 4: RESEARCH RESULTS AND FINDINGS 4.1 INTRODUCTION 78 4.2 CODING AND IDENTIFICATION OF THEMES 80 4.3 THEME 1: INDIVIDUAL LEVEL EXPECTATIONS 83 4.3.1 A need for a supporting culture 85 4.3.2 Fun, humour and energy in the workplace 94 4.3.3 Empowerment and trust 95 4.3.4 Work-life balance 97 4.4 THEME 2: TEAM LEVEL EXPECTATIONS 100 4.4.1 Clear roles and responsibilities 101 4.4.2 Guidance and leadership 103 4.4.3 Goal-setting 108 4.4.4 Rewards and recognition 111 4.4.5 Mutual understa...
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