Team vs Individual

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Unformatted text preview: inated by one or a few members o Ambiguous responsibility Brainstorming – An idea- generation process that specifically encourages any and all alternatives while withholding any criticism of those alternatives Nominal Group Technique – A group decision- making method in which individual members meet face to face to pool their judgments in a systematic but independent fashion Electronic Meeting – A meeting in which members interact on computers, allowing for anonymity of comments and aggregation of votes Homogeneity: Constant, everyone thinks the same Heterogeneity: More viewpoints, more creativity, higher performance over time, BUT MORE CONFLICT, MORE TURNOVER AND MORE TIME TO WORK SMOOTHLY Groupthink – A phenomenon in which the norm for consensus overrides the realistic appraisal of alternative courses of action · Shy kids are victims Groupshift – A change between a group’s decision and an individual decision that a member within the group would make; the shift can be toward either conservatism or greater risk but it generally is toward a more extreme version of the group’s original position ·...
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This document was uploaded on 03/02/2014 for the course MGMT 201 at Georgetown.

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