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EDHS 3250 (Professional Development)
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Groups are defined by all of the following characteristics except:
A. The members are mutually dependent on each other.
B. There is recognition that people belong to a collective entity.
C. There are rules and roles that control people's interactions.
D. Members of the group are dependent on one another to achieve personal goals.
E. People's personal needs are being met that reward group membership.
Groups are different from teams because:
Team members are more dependent on each other for achieving success than group members
Teams are used by organizations to:
A. Provide advice on how to improve quality.
B. Coordinate day-to-day work activities.
C. Design and develop new products.
D. Negotiate working relationships with other organizations.
*All of the Above
Self-managing teams are different from traditional work groups because:
They make greater use of consensus decision making.
The use of teams by organizations is increasing because:
Jobs are becoming more complex and interdependent.
Hawthorne discovered that:
Social factors have an important impact on performance
Encounter groups, also known as t-groups, are:
Small, unstructured groups encouraged to engage in open and personal discussions
By the 1990s, research on teamwork:
The term equifinality means
There are many ways for groups to operate successfully
The rise of Japan as a manufacturing power in the 1970s resulted in the creation of:
The main criteria used to measure team success are:
Task completion, social relations, and individual benefit.
Team success is more than just completing the task because:
A. The task may be able to be completed without using a team.
B. Teams may not be the most effective method for completing the task.
C. Developing team skills for the future is an important part of teamwork.
D. Teams are valuable when tasks are disrupted by unforeseen events.
*All of the Above!
Research on the characteristics of successful work teams shows that they typically have:
A .Clear and well defined goals.
B. Leaders who facilitate (but not control) the team's actions.
C. Organizations that support the team with power and resources.
D. Tasks that are challenging and motivating.
*All of the Above
According to McGrath (1984), which is not a type of group goal based on the different types of tasks teams perform?
Plan is NOT.
Generate, Choose, Negotiate, & Execute ARE.
In a group, whose responsibility is it to provide direction?
The group leader
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