understanding groups and managing work teams (5 major concepts (…
understanding groups and managing work teams
stages of development
5 major concepts
behavior patterns expected of someone who occupies a given position in social unit
adjusting one's behavior to align with a group's norms
acceptables standards shared by a group's members
group size affects a group's behavior, but the effect depends on what criteria you\re using.
a prestige grading, position, or rank within a group
the degree to which members are attracted to one another and share the group's goals.
random and varied
individual and mutual
different type of work teams
self-managed work team
what makes a team efective
teams differ in form and structure.
team effectiveness model
adequate resources, leadership and structure, climate of trust, performance evaluation and reward systems
abilities of members, personality, allocating roles, diversity, size of teams, member flexibility
autonomy, skill variety, task identity, task significance
common purpose, specific goals, team efficacy, conflict levels, social loafing
shape team behavior
rewarding the appropriate team behaviors