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Comparing work groups and work teams teams categories

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Unformatted text preview: gories Purpose teams e.g. product development, problem solving problem Structure supervised v/s self-managed Membership Functional v/s cross-functional Duration Permanent v/s temporary Types of Teams Types Problem-Solving Teams Groups of 5 to 12 employees from the same department who meet for a few hours each week to discuss ways of improving quality, efficiency, and the work environment. Self-Managed Work Teams Groups of 10 to 15 people who take on the responsibilities of their former supervisors. Types of Teams (cont’d) Types Cross-Functional Teams Employees from about the same hierarchical level, but from different work areas, who come together to accomplish a task. • Task forces • Committees Types of Teams (cont’d) Types Virtual Teams Teams that use computer technology to tie together physically dispersed members in order to achieve a common goal. A TeamTeamEffectiveness Effectiveness Model Model Creating Effective Teams Creating Creating Effective Teams (cont’d) Creating Key Roles of Teams Key Creating Effective Teams (cont’d) Creating Creating Effective Teams (cont’d) Creating Effects of Group Processes Effects + – = Creating Effective Teams: Diversity Creating Group Demography The degree to which members of a group share a common demographic attribute, such as age, sex, race, educational level, or length of service in the organization, and the impact of this attribute on turnover. Cohorts Individuals who, as part of a group, hold a common...
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