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Donovan manages a warehouse with over 1000 associates

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Donovan manages a warehouse with over 1,000 associates performing a variety of tasks. After walking through the building talking to his employees, he isstartled to learn that very few of the workers share any sense of common goals within teams. He notes a huge variety in what people believe they are tryingto accomplish. How can Donovan best address this issue and help his work force find some common goals?by dismantling the teams so he can make one goal for the entire facilityby instructing his teams to create mission statements with clearly defined goalsby making all employees trade jobs for several weeks so they have more in commonby increasing the dependence of the teams on each other so all tasks share common goalsby giving each worker a set amount of time to find out what their goals should be or face discipline
Every day at Coat Tech, Bill sands down cars and then Brian removes the dust. Next, Loni sprays primer on them, and Katie sprays paint and a topcoat onthem. Finally, Lyle dries the cars and polishes them. Each person is the best team member at performing the job he or she does. Coat Tech’s workers have________ interdependence.
Terry led a team of strawberry pickers who traveled from field to field and hired out to local farmers. Each member of the team loaded their basket withberries and deposited the berries into containers in the back of a truck. At the end of the day, Terry received payment for the total number of containerspicked and he redistributed the money to team members. This arrangement is a form of ________ interdependence.
Total Tone Fitness has structured its employee teams so that members interact with a subset of other members to complete the team’s work. Total Tone uses________ interdependence.

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CliffordD.Fisher

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