Managers often evaluate team success. What criteria would they most likely use to determine or define team success? State at least two.

Question 1

Which teams (type) or team type is granted significantly more power.


Question 2

According to Levi (2014) family meets the definition of a team.




Question 3

Teams are important today. No one would argue with that statement. Please state and explain why teams are common and important today. State two reasons and explain each one.


Question 4

Managers often evaluate team success. What criteria would they most likely use to determine or define team success? State at least two.


Question 5

Team success, as you have probably experienced, depends on the “right group of people” performing on the team. Explain what is meant by the right group of people.


Question 6

Levi (2014) mentions several benefits of teamwork. State two benefits and explain why you believe the two you selected would impact your motivation to serve on a team with enthusiasm and provide for you a sense of meaningful work.


Question 7

Implementing workteams often creates challenges. Why is this so?


Question 8

Based on your study of Levi (2014) and viewing/listening to the class lectures via Tegrity, what is the most significant problem relative to team functioning? Please explain your answer in 2-4 substantive sentences.


Question 9

Group development may be related to the development of internal relations among team members based on specific non-sequential stages. Name those stages?


Question 10

If you were designing “effective goals” for your team what characteristics would you include?


Question 11

Rules of the Road, as identified in class by Dr. Graham, also means “Group Norms” as revealed by Levi (2014). Exactly what did Dr. Levi mean by these terms (Group Norms) and what are some positive group norms (name at least 3). This is a two part question valued at 10 points.



Question 12

Explain what factors may cause social loafing? Offer at least two initiatives that a team leader might implement to curtail social loafing. This is two-part, 10 point item


Question 13

State four ways that team leaders might consider to motivate team members.



Question 14

Define group cohesion and indicate its importance in two ways.



Question 15

Cooperation (among team members is limited by _____________.




Question 16

According to Levi (2014), in the Japanese culture where high quality cars are built, competition is highly encouraged and rewarded to keep workers engaged and challenged.





Question 17

What happens when teams experience too much cooperation (conformity)?  Offer at least three items in your response to this question.



Question 18

Relative to team communication, the two primary characteristics of the sender are his/her (1)credibility and (2) attractiveness. Please explain why these characteristics, according to Levi (2014) are important.



Question 19

State, in a short sentence (less than 15 words) explain the basic requirement of effective communication (or messages).



Question 20

How can leaders create a communication culture where all team members sense psychological safety (PS)?



Question 21

State at least three of the five techniques that leaders and team members might use to build trust within a team.



Question 22

Relative to building trust within teams, Levi (2014) suggested that trust is built on close friendships, acceptance of diversity, and a willingness to be somewhat skeptical of others.





Question 23

Why is it essential that team leaders and team members demonstrate emotional intelligence?




Question 24

Relative to managing group processes in team meetings, state five main communication activities of the facilitator that should also be supported by all team members.


Academic LevelCollege (1-2 years: Freshmen, Sophomore)
Subject AreaHuman Resources Management (HRM)
Paper Type Essay
Number of Pages2 Page(s)/1100 words
Paper FormatMLA
SpacingSingle spaced

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