Org chapter 8
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owns a UK household and personal care, believes in teamwork and competes with Proctor and Gamble.
important to scientific research.
much higher number of subsequent citations.
Journals written by teams are superior to articles written by individuals.
2 types of specific teams:
1. self-directed teams
2. Virtual teams
groups of two or more people who interact and influence each other, are mutually accountable for achieving common goals associated with organizational objectives, and perceive themselves as a social entity within an organization.
4 components of Teams:
1. All teams have a purpose.
2. Team members are held together by their interdependence and need for collaboration to achieve the common goal.
3. Influence one another
4. Team exist when team members perceive themselves to be a team.
1. are NOT initially sanctioned by management, yet they are called teams because they work toward an organizational objective.
2. Multi-skilled teams.
3. Located away from the organization and free of hierarchy.
All teams are groups.
people assembled together, whether or not they have interdependence or organizationally focused objective.
1. not a TEAM.
2. have no or little interdependence.
3. exist because they benefit each other.
1. Similar or complementary skills.
2. Usually minimal task interdependence because each employee works with different client or department.
1. diverse competencies.
2. collectively produce common product.
3. Making ongoing decisions.
4. TYPICALLY MULTISKILLED
typically have an assembly line type of interdependence.
tend to have a tight/reciprocal interdependence.
1. organize and complete an entire work requiring interdependence.
2. Substantial autonomy over the execution (control output and flow).
1. Teams provide recommendations to decision makers.
2. May be temporary but often PERMANENT and frequent rotation.
Task force (project teams)
1. TEMPORARY TEAMS whose assignment is to solve problem.
2. Realize and opportunity or product and service.
1. Operate across space, time and organizational boundaries.
2. Technologies to achieve organizational tasks.
3. TEMPORARY TASK FORCE OR PERMANENT SERVICE TEAM.
Communities of practice
1. Often INFORMAL GROUPS.
2. Bound together by shared expertise.
3. Purpose is to share information.
4. Rely on informational technologies as main source of interaction.